Definitions for orleɔrl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a narrow band on a heraldic charge.
Origin of orle:
1565–75; < MF: hem, edge, der. of ourler to hem < VL *ōrulāre
A bordure which runs around the outline of a shield without touching the edge.
Origin: From Old (and modern) French orle, from ourler ‘to hem’, from a diminutive of Latin ora ‘edge’, probably from os, or- ‘mouth’.