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’.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
orl, n. (archit.) a fillet under the ovolo of a capital—also Or′let: (her.) a border within a shield at a short distance from the edge. [O. Fr., border, from Low L. orlum, dim. of L. ora, border.]
lore, Orel, relo, role, rôle
The numerical value of orle in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of orle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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