Origin of oratory1
Definition for oratory (2 of 2)
noun, plural or·a·to·ries.
Examples from the Web for oratory
For his oratory work he was paid over $1.3 million (a significant amount of which he donated to charity).The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy|Olivia Nuzzi|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He launches into a flight of oratory on the past greatness of Petra.
And for good reason: images of the crowd at political conventions can be as important as the oratory.
Coombs closed his oratory with a soaring appeal to conscience.Bradley Manning Awaits Army’s Decision on Whether to Court-Martial Him|Denver Nicks|December 22, 2011|DAILY BEAST
“A memorable display of oratory and oratorical skill,” fierce Obama critic Charles Krauthammer admitted.
Their public speakers cultivate a particular branch of oratory.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
I will to my oratory and pray for her, since to aid her by hand and head is alike denied to me.The Fair Maid of Perth|Sir Walter Scott
When night fell, oratory was again rampant in all parts of the city.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)|Harry Furniss
Presently she heard voices in the passage which divided the Oratory from Harriet's room.Margaret Capel, v. 3 of 3|Ellen Wallace
Oratory flowed on an ever rising tide, accompanied by much violent gesticulation and expectoration by way of emphasis.Carmen Ariza|Charles Francis Stocking