Definition of Oorie

1. Noun. The pearl oyster. ¹



2. Adjective. ourie ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oorie

1. ourie [adj] - See also: ourie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oorie

oophytic
ooping
ooplasm
ooplasmic
oops
oopsie
oopsy
oopuhue
oor
oor kid
oorah
oorali
ooralis
oorial
oorials
oorie (current term)
oorier
ooriest
oos
oose
ooses
oosier
oosiest
oosome
oospere
oosperm
oosperms
oosphere
oospheres
oosporangia

Literary usage of Oorie

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1. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"Her bark's war than her bite/ said Mrs. Craig, oorie, ... oorie-LIKE, adj. Languid, having the appearance of being much fatigued, ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"Chill, cold, bleak ; primarily applied to that which produces coldness in the body i as, an oorie day, 8. i. Having the sensation of cold, shivering, ..."

3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"OORE, ad-. Ere, Ettr. For. Ili-uà. V. OB, adv. oorie ... oorie-LIKE, oil;. Languid ; having the appearance of being much fatigued, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"Jamie- son, however, derives oorie from the Icelandic ur, rain, and the Swedish «r, stormy weather, though the origin of both is to be found in the Gaelic ..."

5. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"Applied to animals, when, from cold or want of health, the hair stands on end, Loth.; the same with oorie. CORE, adv. Ere, Ettr. For. Hogg. V. OR, «iir. ..."

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