- preposition /ɒv,ʌv,əv/a) From, away from (a position, number, distance etc.).
Joseph of Aramathy, that jantyll knyght the whych toke downe Oure Lorde of the Holy Crosse [...].
And he axed his father: howe longe is it agoo, sens this hath happened hym? And he sayde, of a chylde.