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  • n. Fate; destiny.

Etymologies

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From Old English orlæġ ("fate"), from Proto-Germanic *uzlagan (“fate”, literally "out-lay"), from *uz- (“out”) + *lagan (“situation, law, something laid”), equivalent to or- +‎ lay. Cognate with North Frisian oarloge ("war"), West Frisian oarloch ("war"), Dutch oorlog ("war"), Old High German orlac ("fate"), Icelandic örlög ("destiny, fate", also "war").

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