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[awr-bee] /ˈɔr bi/
adjective, orbier, orbiest. Archaic.
like or pertaining to an orb.
Origin of orby
First recorded in 1605-15; orb + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Mrs. orby Frimmely says, that “it's wonderful to 62her, how Mr. Soames thinks of all the clever things he writes.”

    Happy-Thought Hall F. C. Burnand
  • Mr. orby Frimmely, having been busy in the City all the week, is what he calls “taking it out” in bed on Sunday morning.

    Happy-Thought Hall F. C. Burnand
  • Mr. orby Frimmely wants to know if I will stroll out with him and meet the Signor returning.

    Happy-Thought Hall F. C. Burnand
  • Mrs. orby Frimmely (thinks that his opinion, at all events, is worth having, and says) I'm so glad you liked it.

    Happy-Thought Hall F. C. Burnand

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