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orra

or or·row

[ awr-uh, or-uh ]
/ ˈɔr ə, ˈɒr ə /
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adjective Scot.
not regular or scheduled; odd: orra work.
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Origin of orra

First recorded in 1720–30; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for orra

orra
/ (ˈɒrə) /

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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