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orra

or orrow

[awr-uh, or-uh] /ˈɔr ə, ˈɒr ə/
adjective, Scot.
1.
not regular or scheduled; odd:
orra work.
Origin of orra
1720-1730
First recorded in 1720-30; origin uncertain
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orra

/ˈɒrə/
adjective (Scot)
1.
odd or unmatched; supernumerary
2.
occasional or miscellaneous
3.
orra man, orraman, an odd-jobman
Word Origin
C18: of unknown origin
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