Definition of Orrises

1. Noun. (plural of orris) ¹



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Definition of Orrises

1. orris [n] - See also: orris

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orrises

orphreys
orpiment
orpiments
orpin
orpine
orpines
orpins
orra
orrach
orrachs
orreries
orrery
orrice
orrices
orris
orrises (current term)
orrisroot
orrisroots
orrorrhœa
ors
orschallite
orse
orseille
orseilles
orseillin BB
orsellic
orsellic acid
orsellinate
orsellinates
orsellinic

Literary usage of Orrises

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1. History of the United Netherlands from the death of William the silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1869)
"The declaration of the two N orrises for the cartel is most false, as I am a Christian," he said to ..."

2. Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: In the Olden by John Fanning Watson (1857)
"... yet in this way came the N orrises, Dickinsons, and other families from the West Indies,to settle in Philadelphia to pursue commerce,] and they brought ..."

3. The Civil War in Song and Story: 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1889)
"Among the most active and daring of the Union scouts in the Southwest were lour young men, known as the If orrises and ..."

4. The History of the Church of Christ: From the Days of the Apostles, Till the by Joseph Milner (1835)
"... and be was induced, both from the natural soundness o: his understanding, and from the spiritual ex orrises of his own heart, to reject the Aristotelian ..."

5. The Influence of Tropical Climates on European Constitutions: Being a by James Johnson (1826)
"... and even in the shade, it too often equals, orrises above, the heat of the body's surface, which is always, during health, some degrees below 97°. ..."

6. Letters on the Natural History and Internal Resources of the State of New York by DeWitt Clinton (1822)
"His oratory is without essence or substance ; it either sinks into dregs, orrises into lees. He is, among real orators, ..."

7. The Poems of Ossian by James Macpherson, Hugh Blair (1847)
"... orrises from the rolling sea. Let his robe of mist be near; his spear that is formed of a cloud. Place an half-extinguished meteor by his side, ..."

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