Definition of Oriency

1. n. Brightness or strength of color.



Definition of Oriency

1. Noun. Brightness or strength of colour. ¹

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Definition of Oriency

1. a quality of the orient [n ORIENCIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oriency

oricalche
oricha
orichalc
orichalceous
orichalch
orichalchum
orichalcs
orichalcum
orichas
orickite
oriel
oriel window
orielled
oriels
oriencies
oriency (current term)
orient
orientability
orientable
oriental
oriental alabaster
oriental bittersweet
oriental bush cherry
oriental cherry
oriental cholangio-hepatitis
oriental cockroach
oriental food
oriental person
oriental plane
oriental poppy

Literary usage of Oriency

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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1867)
"... softest blush and vicing with the oriency of the morning—the delicious plum, veiled with silver}' bloom, ..."

2. The Cambridge Platonists: Being Selections from the Writings of Benjamin by Benjamin Whichcote, John Smith, Nathanael Culverwel (1901)
"Tis granted, that the picture ha's lost its gloss, and beauty, the oriency of its colours, the elegancy of its lineaments, ..."

3. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1837)
"... others striped with an incarnadine as over a tissue of vegetable gold. Colours of an oriency that mock the pencil of the roost exquisite artist; ..."

4. The Sunday at Home: A Family Magazine for Sabbath Reading by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1884)
"It is granted that the picture has lost its gloss and beauty, the oriency of its colours, the elegancy of its lineaments, the comeliness of its proportion ..."

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