orrow

[awr-uh, or-uh]

adjective Scot.


orra

or or·row

[awr-uh, or-uh]

adjective Scot.

not regular or scheduled; odd: orra work.

Origin of orra

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

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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