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[awr-vil] /ˈɔr vɪl/
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • At this time Orville was giving similar demonstrations in America.

    The Age of Invention Holland Thompson
  • This was Orville Foxhall, second baseman of the Wyndham nine.

  • "We were lucky," said Orville Wright, whimsically, on Monday.

  • Why, didn't you know Hannah Smith had gone to work for the widow Orville?

    Eventide Effie Afton
  • "I've just come from Miss Orville," he said, falling into step with the latter.

    Eventide Effie Afton
  • Here's an arrival; her niece, Miss Orville, just in on the Eclipse.

    Eventide Effie Afton
  • "Because Mrs. Orville has no sheep," returned Mrs. Milder, quietly.

    Eventide Effie Afton
  • Why, Mrs. Orville was blubbering like a baby when I entered, but she tried to hush up after a while.

    Eventide Effie Afton

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