Definition of Oreads

1. Noun. (plural of oread) ¹



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Definition of Oreads

1. oread [n] - See also: oread

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oreads

ordrely
ordres
ords
ordures
ordurous
ore
ore bed
ore bodies
ore body
ore dressing
ore processing
ore tenus
oread
oreades
oreads (current term)
orebodies
orebody
orecchiette
orectic
orective
oregano
oreganos
oregon grape
oregonite
oregovomab
oreibasia
oreide
oreides
orenda

Literary usage of Oreads

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1. Kitchi-Gami: Wanderings Round Lake Superior by Johann Georg Kohl (1860)
"... CHAINS AND RAGS— A BAD BARGAIN—ARGUMENTUM AD HOMINES—PLEASANT EVENINGS— INDIAN SUPERSTITIONS—PROTECTING SPIRITS—DRYADS AND oreads— THE GREAT SPIRIT—THE ..."

2. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"It was discovered by an American, Gray, who entered the mouth of the Columbia (qv) in oreads. ... oreads ..."

3. The Dramatic Festival: A Consideration of the Lyrical Method as a Factor in by Anne Abbot Throop Craig (1912)
"(As MOTHER GYPSY finally recedes, with oreads, the YOUTH comes down slowly to ... (oreads are heard singing softly again, off:) Hear now, the while we go. ..."

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