“That young gentleman is my most esteemed and intimate friend;” replied oriel.
And she hurried forth to the oriel window, where Jack was already perched.
“But Macbeth merely imagined that he beheld such a weapon,” observed oriel, amused at the credulity of his host.
When8 the news arrived of his success at oriel he was practising music.
“We are going homewards now, oriel, and if any thing has happened shall soon be made aware of it;” observed Zabra.
Many conjectures have been made as to the etymology of oriel.
Grace so contrived that Mr. oriel came and went without seeing her.
Again was Baker at sea, and again did his glance seek the chandelier and the oriel.
“The coast here seems quite deserted,” observed oriel Porphyry.
Why didn't you turn into my rooms the other night, when you came in from oriel?
"large recessed window," mid-14c., from Old French oriol "hall, vestibule; oriel," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Medieval Latin oriolum "porch, gallery" (mid-13c.), perhaps from Vulgar Latin *auraeolum, dissimilated from aulaeolum, a diminutive of Latin aulaeum "curtain." Despite much research, the sense evolution remains obscure.