Words nearby oracle
Origin of oracle
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH oracleauricle oracle
Examples from the Web for oracles
The excess against which Greek oracles warned was there in the essence of money.
Crœsus asked council of all the oracles, but first he tried their truth.Aunt Charlotte's Stories of Greek History|Charlotte M. Yonge
The histories however that were circulated on the subject of oracles are exceedingly suspicious.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 8 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
As the oracles were often enigmatic, they were interpreted by a prophet.
British Dictionary definitions for oracles (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for oracles (2 of 2)
- a message from God
- the holy of holies in the Israelite temple