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orlo

[awr-loh] /ˈɔr loʊ/
noun, plural orlos. Architecture.
1.
a plinth supporting the base of a column.
2.
orle (def 3).
Origin of orlo
1605-1615
1605-15; < Italian: border, derivative of orlare to hem < Vulgar Latin; see orle
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  • The doctor, when about to visit it, called orlo to accompany him, as interpreter.

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  • orlo begged that he and Era and their child might also be there set on shore.

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  • Her success continued after orlo had become one of her crew.

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  • He was the first on board, and orlo leaped on the deck after him.

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  • Bitter, too, was the anguish which poor orlo suffered when he felt that he should for ever be separated from his beloved Era.

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  • Then, orlo, would you not wish to please so merciful and kind a Master, who has done so much for you?

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  • orlo, from his quickness of vision, was now constantly employed as one of the look-outs.

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