orra

or or·row

[awr-uh, or-uh]
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adjective Scot.

not regular or scheduled; odd: orra work.

Nearby words

  1. orpiment,
  2. orpine,
  3. orpington,
  4. orr,
  5. orr, bobby,
  6. orrery,
  7. orrin,
  8. orris,
  9. orrisroot,
  10. orrow

Origin of orra

First recorded in 1720–30; origin uncertain

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British Dictionary definitions for orra

orra

adjective Scot

odd or unmatched; supernumerary
occasional or miscellaneous
orra man or orraman an odd-jobman

Word Origin for orra

C18: of unknown origin

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