- a prayer.
Origin of orison
Related Words for orisonrogation, pleading, service, application, communion, begging, request, litany, worship, collect, supplication, entreaty, devotion, plea, suit, invocation, benediction, appeal, grace, petition
Examples from the Web for orison
Historical Examples of orison
When, if not now, 59shall we set about the orison of the peplus100 and chaplets?
Fauchelevent thought that it was an orison which she was finishing.Les Misrables
That mighty pause before the class,—that orison and benediction—how much of my life it has been and made.Darkwater
W. E. B. Du Bois
It was, however, the best I could hit upon, and I directed my steps towards the Farnham orison.
It was the orison of Margaret Binkie as she descended to the breakfast-room.
- literary another word for prayer 1