Give a Roland for an Oliver

Give a Roland for an Oliver
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  • Roland — This article is about the legendary figure. For other uses, see Roland (disambiguation). The Roland of legend blowing his horn Oliphaunt to summon the emperor to his aid Roland (Frankish: Hruodland) (died 15 August 778) was a Frankish military… …   Wikipedia

  • tit for tat — Give and take, blow for blow, a Roland for an Oliver, measure for measure, diamond cut diamond, equivalent (in retaliation), quid pro quo …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Oliver Platt — Oliver Platt, 2010 Born January 12, 1960 (1960 01 12) (age 51) Windsor, Ontario, Canada Oc …   Wikipedia

  • The Song of Roland — For the 1978 film starring Klaus Kinski, see The Song of Roland (film). Eight phases of The Song of Roland in one picture. The Song of Roland (French: La Chanson de Roland) is the oldest surviving major work of French literature. It exists in… …   Wikipedia

  • revenge — v 1. make reprisal, requite, avenge, wreak revenge upon, inflict punishment for, exact payment from, exact one s pound of flesh; hit back at, strike back at, get back or get back at, get even with, Inf. pay off an old score, Inf. settle a score,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • retaliate — v 1. return like for like, give tit for tat, give a blow for a blow, give a Roland for an Oliver, take an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, give measure for measure or pound for pound; give [s.o.] a dose or taste of his own medicine, pay [s …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • requite — v 1. repay, satisfy, make repayment for, make amends, make reparation, make restitution; redress, atone for, make good, settle with, reimburse; reciprocate, pay back, recompense, compensate, give consideration or compensation for, make return to; …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • retaliate — I. v. a. Return (by giving like for like, as an injury), repay, requite, revenge, avenge. II. v. n. Take revenge, return like for like, give quid pro quo, give a Roland for an Oliver …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Barter — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Barter >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 barter barter exchange scorse| truck system Sgm: N 1 interchange interchange &c. 148 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 a Roland for an Oliver a Roland for an Oliver Sgm: N 2 quid pro …   English dictionary for students

  • Catherine Dickens — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Dickens et Hogarth. Catherine Hogarth Dickens, par Samuel Lawrence, 1838[ …   Wikipédia en Français

  • turn — v 1. rotate, spin, revolve, Archaic. trundle; swivel, pivot, wheel, caracole; roll, rev, twirl, twiddle, crank; reel, circumvolve, circumrotate, gyre; gyrate, circle, whirl, circumduct; swirl, eddy, circulate, move in circles, go round; (of the… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder


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