Or

Definition of Or

Pronunciation: ôr
conj.1.A particle that marks an alternative; as, you may read or may write, - that is, you may do one of the things at your pleasure, but not both. It corresponds to either. You may ride either to London or to Windsor. It often connects a series of words or propositions, presenting a choice of either; as, he may study law, or medicine, or divinity, or he may enter into trade.
If man's convenience, health,
Or safety interfere, his rights and claims
Are paramount.
- Cowper.
Maugre thine heed, thou must for indigence
Or steal, or beg, or borrow thy dispence.
- Chaucer.
prep. & ad1.Ere; before; sooner than.
But natheless, while I have time and space,
Or that I forther in this tale pace.
- Chaucer.
Or ever
See under Ever, and Ere.
n.1.(Her.) Yellow or gold color, - represented in drawing or engraving by small dots.

Related Words

achievement, alerion, and/or, animal charge, annulet, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, aureate, aureateness, auric, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, beige, bend, bend sinister, billet, blazon, blazonry, bordure, broad arrow, buff, buff-yellow, cadency mark, canary, canary-yellow, canton, chaplet, charge, chevron, chief, citron, citron-yellow, coat of arms, cockatrice, coronet, cream, creamy, crescent, crest, cross, cross moline, crown, device, difference, differencing, eagle, ecru, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois, escutcheon, falcon, fallow, fallowness, fess, fess point, field, file, flanch, flaxen, fleur-de-lis, fret, fur, fusil, garland, gilded, gilt, gold, gold-colored, golden, griffin, gules, gyron, hatchment, helmet, heraldic device, honor point, impalement, impaling, inescutcheon, label, lemon, lemon-yellow, lion, lozenge, luteolous, lutescent, mantling, marshaling, martlet, mascle, metal, motto, mullet, nombril point, ocherish, ocherous, ochery, ochreous, ochroid, ochrous, ochry, octofoil, ordinary, orle, pale, paly, pean, pheon, primrose, primrose-colored, primrose-yellow, purpure, quarter, quartering, rose, sable, saffron, saffron-colored, saffron-yellow, sallow, saltire, sand-colored, sandy, scutcheon, shield, spread eagle, straw, straw-colored, subordinary, tenne, tincture, torse, tressure, unicorn, vair, vert, wreath, xanthic, xanthous, yale, yellow, yellowish, yellowishness, yellowness
Word:

Browse

Optional
Optionally
optionee
Optocoele
Optogram
Optography
Optometer
Optometrist
Optometry
Opulence
Opulency
Opulent
Opuntia
Opuntiales
Opus
Opus incertum
Opuscle
Opusculum
Opye
Oquassa
-Or-
or bust
Or ever
Ora
Orabassu
Orach
Oracle
Oracular
Oraculous
Oragious
Oraison
Oral
oral surgery
Orally
Orang
Orang-outang
Orange
Orange bird
Orange cowry
Orange grass
Orange oil
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home