- not regular or scheduled; odd: orra work.
Origin of orra
First recorded in 1720–30; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for orra
Lou and the two little girls, Arta and Orra, rode in an open phaeton.
MY brother was again bereaved in 1880 by the death of his little daughter Orra.
As I can come at any orra time now I think I'll be stepping.What Every Woman Knows
James M. Barrie
Sanders was little better than an "orra man," and Sam'l was a weaver, and yet—— But it was too late now.Auld Licht Idylls
J. M. Barrie
Na, naething confuses me, unless it be a screed o' drink at an orra time.Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, Complete, Illustrated
Sir Walter Scott
- odd or unmatched; supernumerary
- occasional or miscellaneous
- orra man or orraman an odd-jobman
C18: of unknown origin
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