orle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French (also modern) orle, from ourler ‘to hem’, or from *orula, a diminutive of Latin ora ‘edge’, probably from os, or- ‘mouth’.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

orle (plural orles)

  1. (heraldry) A bordure which runs around the outline of a shield without touching the edge.
    • 1819: In his hand he bore that singular “abacus”, or staff of office, with which Templars are usually represented, having at the upper end a round plate, on which was engraved the cross of the Order, inscribed within a circle or orle, as heralds term it. — Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
  2. (heraldry) The wreath, or chaplet, surmounting or encircling the helmet of a knight and bearing the crest.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *orula, a diminutive of Latin ora ‘edge’, probably from os, or- ‘mouth’.

Noun[edit]

orle m (plural orles)

  1. (heraldry) orle

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

orle

  1. locative singular of orzeł
  2. vocative singular of orzeł

Adjective[edit]

orle

  1. neuter nominative singular of orli
  2. neuter accusative singular of orli
  3. neuter vocative singular of orli
  4. other nominative plural of orli
  5. other accusative plural of orli
  6. other vocative plural of orli

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

orle

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of orlar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of orlar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of orlar.