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See also: ollie
- A diminutive of the male given name Oliver.
- A diminutive of the female given names Olivia, Olive and Olwen.
- 1994 Robertson Davies, The Cunning Man, Viking 1995, ISBN 0670859117, page 429:
- To my surprise and pleasure, it was Olwen that Esme chose to use when speaking of, and to, the baby - though she showed an unhappy tendency to shorten it to Ollie, in spite of my protests that this brought to mind not a stately princess, but the fat man in the Laurel and Hardy comedy series.