Dame vs Obe - What's the difference?
As a verb dame
As a noun obe is
a particular subdivision of ancient laconia.
(British) The .
(dated, informal, slightly, derogatory, US) A woman.
* 1949 , (Oscar Hammerstein II), "(There is Nothing Like a Dame)",
- Dame Edith Sitwell
A traditional character in British pantomime, a melodramatic female often played by a man in drag.
(archaic) , woman.
- There ain't nothin' like a dame'! / Nothin' in the world! / There is nothin' you can name / That is anythin' like a ' dame !
* See also
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Office of Bilingual Education
Office of Business Economics (US)
Oregon Board of Education
Ottawa Board Of Education
Out of Body Experience
Out of Buggy Experience (Powerkiting slang)
Overcome / overtaken by events (i.e., now obsolete)