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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Oft  \Oft\  ([o^]ft;  115),  adv  [AS.  oft;  akin  to  OS  &  G.  oft, 
  OHG.  ofto,  Sw  ofta,  Dan.  ofte,  Icel.  opt,  Goth.  ufta;  of 
  uncertain  origin.  Cf  {Often}.] 
  Often  frequently;  not  rarely;  many  times.  [Poetic] 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  Oft  she  rejects,  but  never  once  offends.  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Oft  \Oft\,  a. 
  Frequent;  often  repeated.  [Poetic] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  oft 
  adv  :  many  times  at  short  intervals;  "we  often  met  over  a  cup  of 
  coffee"  [syn:  {frequently},  {often},  {oftentimes},  {ofttimes}] 
  [ant:  {rarely},  {infrequently}] 




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