orra

or or·row

[awr-uh, or-uh]

Origin of orra

First recorded in 1720–30; origin uncertain
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orra

adjective Scot
  1. odd or unmatched; supernumerary
  2. occasional or miscellaneous
  3. orra man or orraman an odd-jobman

Word Origin for orra

C18: of unknown origin
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