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Oriʹon

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A giant hunter, noted for his beauty. He was blinded by Enopʹion, but Vulean sent Cedalion to be his guide, and his sight was restored by exposing his eyehalls to the sun. Being slain by Diana, he was made one of the constellations, and is supposed to be attended with stormy weather. “Assurgens fluctu nimboʹsus Orion.” (Virgil: Æneid, i. 539.)

“As beautiful as Orion.”


Homer: Iliad, xviii.

Wife of Orion. Side.

Dogs of Orion. Arctophʹonos and Ptoöphʹagos.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Orgon
Oriana
Oriande [O-re-ond]
Oriel
Orientation
Oriflamme
Origenists
Original Sin
Orilo or Orillo (in Orlando Furioso, book viii.)
Orinda
Orion
Orkborne (Dr.)
Orkneys
Orlando
Orlando Furioso
Orlando Innamorato (Roland the paladin in love)
Orleans
Ormandine
Ormulum
Ormusd or Ormuzd
Oromasdes

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Orion