Or"i*son (?), n. [OF. orison, oreson, oreison, F. oraison, fr. L. oratio speech, prayer. See Oration.]

A prayer; a supplication.

[Poetic]

Chaucer. Shak.

Lowly they bowed, adoring, and began Their orisons, each morning duly paid. Milton.

 

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