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orle Syllabification: orle
Pronunciation: /ˈôr(ə)l/

Definition of orle in English:


A narrow border inset from the edge of a shield.
Example sentences
  • Azure, three oranges slipped proper within an orle of thistles.


Late 16th century: from French ourle, from ourler 'to hem', based on Latin ora 'edge'.

Words that rhyme with orle

all, appal (US appall), awl, Bacall, ball, bawl, befall, Bengal, brawl, call, caul, crawl, Donegal, drawl, drywall, enthral (US enthrall), fall, forestall, gall, Galle, Gaul, hall, haul, maul, miaul, miscall, Montreal, Naipaul, Nepal, pall, Paul, pawl, Saul, schorl, scrawl, seawall, Senegal, shawl, small, sprawl, squall, stall, stonewall, tall, thrall, trawl, wall, waul, wherewithal, withal, yawl
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