Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as orthoclase.

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Examples

  • There are great documentaries about the prison system and those who find themselves wrapped in it be those suffering from mental illness, those who are recidivists orthose who are ostensibly much too young to be serving time, but each one somehow shows how the lines between those wanting to make a difference in their own lives and those who want to stay in jail blur considerably.

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  • Here the flow is apparently arrested by a tall buttress of coarse granite, red with orthose, and sliced by a trap-dyke striking north-south.

    The Land of Midian

  • On the right rose a block of syenite, ruddy with orthose, all rounded lumps and twisted finials; it discharged a quantity of black sand that streaked the gravel plain.

    The Land of Midian

  • Initially, limited supplies caused the CDC to advise state and local health officials to reserve doses for those at highest risk for severe complications from swine flu orthose who take care of them.

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  • a block of syenite, ruddy with orthose, all rounded lumps and twisted finials; it discharged a quantity of black sand that streaked the gravel plain.

    The Land of Midian — Volume 2

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