Or"bit (?), n. [L. orbita a track or rut made by a wheel, course, circuit, fr. orbis a circle: cf. F. orbite. See 2d Orb.]
The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as, the orbit of Jupiter, of the earth, of the moon.
An orb or ball.
[Rare & Improper]
Roll the lucid orbit of an eye.
The cavity or socket of the skull in which the eye and its appendages are situated.
The skin which surrounds the eye of a bird.
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