From Princess she had changed to oread, and they did not know her in this new mood.
There's a light passed from you, There's a joy outcast from you,— You have lost your oread.
They had first met in 1830, when she, a girl of seventeen, seemed to him like “a Dryad or an oread wandering here.”
She was a child of the whole world, as the naiad is the child of the river, and the oread of the mountain.
Also many large elms grow along the upper slopes, especially along the outcrops of the two main strata of the oread Limestone.
Was she salamander or sylph, naiad or undine, oread or dryad?
All your woods and dales are sad,— You have lost your oread.
The oread's body was sanguine brown, only her breast, which I saw half-revealed through a slit in her smock, was snowy white.
I never ventured to read them to my oread or fellow students.
Echo was a beautiful oread, fond of the woods and hills, a favorite of Diana, whom she attended in the chase.
1580s, from Latin Oreas (genitive Oreadis), from Greek Oreias "mountain nymph," from oros "mountain," probably from PIE root *er-/*or- "to raise" (cf. Sanskrit rsvah "high," Latin oriri "to raise;" see orchestra).