orlo

[awr-loh]
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noun, plural or·los. Architecture.

a plinth supporting the base of a column.

Origin of orlo

1605–15; < Italian: border, derivative of orlare to hem < Vulgar Latin; see orle
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Historical Examples of orlo

  • Orlo begged that he and Era and their child might also be there set on shore.

    Tales of the Sea

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • The doctor, when about to visit it, called Orlo to accompany him, as interpreter.

    Tales of the Sea

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Her success continued after Orlo had become one of her crew.

    Tales of the Sea

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • He was the first on board, and Orlo leaped on the deck after him.

    Tales of the Sea

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Bitter, too, was the anguish which poor Orlo suffered when he felt that he should for ever be separated from his beloved Era.

    Tales of the Sea

    W.H.G. Kingston