orling

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

orling (plural orlings)

  1. (in northern English dialects) A stunted child.[1][2]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

orling (plural orlings)

  1. (chiefly technical, usually as plural) A tooth of a comb.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 A dictionary of archaic and provincial words, obsolete phrases, proverbs, and ancient customs, from the fourteenth century, by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, 1847 (page 591)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English (containing words from the English writers previous to the nineteenth century which are no longer in use, or are not used in the same sense, and words which are now used only in the provincial dialects), by Thomas Wright (Esq., M.A., F.S.A., H.M.R.S.L., &c., CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE INSTITUTE OF FRANCE), 1857 (page 713)