2. Noun. (baseball) A group of players from the team Baltimore Orioles. ¹
3. Noun. (plural of oriole) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Orioles
1. oriole [n] - See also: oriole
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Literary usage of Orioles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"With the exception of the orioles, they are gregarious after the nesting season, while some of the species nest in colonies and are found in flocks ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1892)
"... Birds of Paradise, and orioles in the Museum of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences. ... The orioles in the collection (including ..."
3. Western Birds by Harriet Williams Myers (1922)
"With the exception of these latter birds—the orioles—they are gregarious after ... FAMILY—BLACKBIRDS, orioles, ETC. ONE of the best known, though not the ..."
4. Birds in Their Relations to Man: A Manual of Economic Ornithology for the by Clarence Moores Weed, Ned Dearborn (1903)
"Three of these orioles shot in an Illinois orchard infested by canker-worms ... In Arkansas these orioles have been found to destroy great numbers of the ..."
5. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"and trash. They lay from four to six pale bluish green eggs; size 1.15 x .85. Two broods are reared in a season. BLACKBIRDS, orioles, ETC. ..."
6. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"and trash. They lay from four to six pale bluish green eggs; size 1.15 x .85. Two broods are feared in a season. BLACKBIRDS, orioles, ETC. ..."
7. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"... T. Motacilla, and TT Arundinacea, are orioles. T. Aurocapillus and T. Calliope, ... orioles ..."