An oath to be loyal or remain loyal to the government. Usually given to individuals of foreign birth. In U.S. colonial period an Oath of Allegiance was given to those who were not of English birth to ensure loyalty.
Order book, as in a court order book. Also means before, in front of, because of, or on account of.
A description of the deceased. Usually published in a newspaper or other journal, the obituary describes highlights of a person's life, surviving family, and indicates where burial will take place. It is usually written by the surviving family.