Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Odd; not matched; not appropriated; left over; occasional; incidental: as, an orra thing; an orra time.
- Employed, as about a farm, for doing the odd jobs or work which the servants having regular and specified duties cannot overtake: as, an orra man.
- Base; low; mean; worthless: as, to keep orra company.
- Probably originally a reduced form of over + all. (Wiktionary)
“As if the imagery and the "orra" vocabulary weren't enough.”
“It is most laughable to see immaculate city chaps out here doing all sorts of "orra" jobs.”
“Peter Riney and the new "orra" man were called in to witness the agreement.”
“Jock Gilmour, the "orra" man, was washing down the legs of a horse beside the trough.”
“The ordinary course of life, with fine air and contented minds, was to do a full share of work till seventy, and then to look after "orra" jobs well into the eighties, and to "slip awa '" within sight of ninety.”
“The ordinary course of life, with fine air and contented minds, was to do a full share of work till seventy, and then to look after "orra" jobs well into the eighties, and to "slip awa" within sight of ninety.”
“On watching someone die (ROT13'd for possible TMI): Ng yrnfg jura fbzrbar'f orra fvpx sbe zbaguf naq haerfcbafvir sbe ubhef, gur bayl creprcgvoyr qvssrerapr (gb zr) orgjrra n crefba nobhg gb qvr naq bar jub'f whfg qvrq vf gung gur qrnq crefba vf pbzcyrgryl zbgvbayrff naq erznvaf fb.”
“Vg jnf n fhogyr genafvgvba, naq jbhyq unir orra pbzcyrgryl vzcreprcgvoyr vs gur zbavgbef unqa'g fubja 0 urneg engr, 0 erfcvengvba, naq syngyvar oenva npgvivgl.”
“And there was the bag of siller sure aneugh, and mony orra thing besides, that had been missing for mony a day.”
“Macool, Macool, orra whyi deed ye diie? of a trying thirstay mournin?”
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