Definition of Orgue

1. n. Any one of a number of long, thick pieces of timber, pointed and shod with iron, and suspended, each by a separate rope, over a gateway, to be let down in case of attack.



Definition of Orgue

1. a multi-barreled weapon [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orgue

orgeats
orgeis
orgel
orgia
orgiac
orgias
orgiast
orgiastic
orgiastically
orgiasts
orgic
orgies
orgillous
orgones
orgue (current term)
orgues
orgul
orgulity
orgulous
orgyia
oribatid
oribatids
oribi
oribis
oricalche
oricha
orichalc
orichalceous

Literary usage of Orgue

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1. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians by Theodore Baker (1919)
"—Writings: Études expérimentales sur les tuyaux d'orgue (Report for thé Académie des Sciences, 1849); De l'orgue et de son -architecture ('Revue générale de ..."

2. The Organ: Writings and Other Utterances on Its Structure, History, Procural by John Watson Warman (1898)
"For the Pneumatic Motors turn to Head orgue DU PALAIS .... AMSTERDAM. ... By Aristide Cavaillé-Coll : sec with his DE L'orgue [I]. In French. ..."

3. Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of Music by William Smythe Babcock Mathews, Emil Liebling (1896)
"orgue (örg), Fr. An organ. orgue de salon (örg ... ( A portable organ, a barrel organ, a street organ. orgue positif (örg ..."

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