orle

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See also: Orle, orlé, and orlę

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

orle (plural orles)

  1. (heraldry) a bordure that 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; a torse
    Synonyms: torse, wreath
  3. (architecture) a fillet under the ovolo of a capital

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈorlɛ]
  • Hyphenation: or‧le

Noun 1[edit]

orle n

  1. eaglet
    Synonyms: orlíče, orlík

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Noun 2[edit]

orle

  1. vocative singular of orel

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin *ōrula, a diminutive of ōra (edge), probably from ōs, ōris (mouth).

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Noun[edit]

orle m (plural orles)

  1. (heraldry) orle, bordure
  2. (architecture) orle

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Noun[edit]

orle m or f

  1. border; trim (of clothing, a cloth, etc.)

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Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

orle m

  1. locative/vocative singular of orzeł

Adjective[edit]

orle

  1. inflection of orli:
    1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular
    2. nonvirile nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Further reading[edit]

  • orle in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

orle

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of orlar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of orlar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of orlar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of orlar

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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.