• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • -ory A noun suffix denoting that which pertains to, or serves for; as in ambulatory, that which serves for walking; consistory, factory, etc.
    • -ory An adjective suffix meaning of or pertaining to serving for; as in auditory, pertaining to or serving for hearing; prohibitory, amendatory, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • -ory Bearing or containing ore: as, ory matters. Also spelled orey.
    • -ory A termination of adjectives and nouns of Latin origin, as in auditory, preparatory, etc.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. -orius,: cf. F. -oire,


In literature:

The maestro gave at the Opera Moise, March 26, 1826; Le Comte Ory, August 20, 1828; Guillaume Tell, August 20, 1829.
"The Duchess of Berry and the Court of Charles X" by Imbert De Saint-Amand
I may say, indeed, that the pra-hay-ories of Injianny is on fire.
"The Complete Works of Artemus Ward" by Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
It was called a speculum oris.
"The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the" by Thomas Clarkson
Uni and Iri, Bari and Ori, Var and Vegdrasil, Dorri and Uri, Delling and Atvard, Lidskialf, Loki.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson" by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
The house at the time was occupied by Ori, a subchief, a subject and relative of the princess.
"The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson for Boys and Girls" by Jacqueline M. Overton
His other works for the French stage were "Il Viaggio a Rheims," "Le Comte Ory," and "Guillaume Tell.
"Great Italian and French Composers" by George T. Ferris
I, F, is a speculum oris.
"An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans" by Lydia Maria Child
In the Philadelphia republication of Dr. UNDERWOOD'S book, taken from the sixth London edition, there is an article entitled Cancrum Oris.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
Hic docuit nostris Assaph redivivus in oris Et cecinit laudes, Christe benigne, tuas.
"Paul Gerhardt's Spiritual Songs" by Paul Gerhardt
With Miller, as Hook said in his clever, punning way, all argument in favour of it proved Newgate-ory.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury

In news:

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Ori Mamur will oversee development for the company.
Ori Feibush owns the OCF Coffee Shop at 20th and Federal streets in Point Breeze.
And even though the development will be much smaller than originally envisioned, area developer Ori Feibush continues to oppose it.
ORI Named Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock Increasing Payments For Decades.
Check out the fun video above that takes you on a trip down meme-ory lane .
Check out the fun video above that takes you on a trip down meme -ory lane.
Blue Earth – Oris " Mort " Mortvedt, age 81, of Blue Earth, died on Monday, Feb 6, 2012, at the St Luke's Lutheran Care Center in Blue Earth.
Orie Mullen has risen to be leader of new team.
Orie Mullen is a former baseball star from Shelby County who now is part of a new team, rising to the top of a subsidiary of Humana Corp. Friday, July 20, 2012 at 2:00 am (Updated: July 20, 2:03 am).
From left, Rich Keitel as Bill DeWeese, Dereck Walton as John Perzel, Laurie Klatscher as Jane Orie and Dan Majors and Nancy Mimless as guards.
Orie seeks sentencing delay, promises to resign regardless .
DA says Orie must repay legal fees.
PETERSTOWN — Maxine Oris Spicer , age 75, of PO Box 729, Peterstown, W.Va.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin will stand trial on seven charges of illegally using her publicly funded staff for her political campaigns for a seat on the court in 2003 and 2009, a judge ruled Tuesday.

In science:

In λ-Ori, the survey of Duerr et al. (1982) catalogued 82 stars with Hα emission, which they categorised as “strong”, “medium” and “weak”.
Evidence for high accretion-rates in Weak-Line T Tauri stars?
Large N strong coupling dynamics in non-supersymmetric orbifold field the ories. 2002.
String Theory and the Vacuum Structure of Confining Gauge Theories
For the charged Bose gas the interaction Hamiltonian of the field the ory reads ˆHint = Z Z ˆΨ† (x) ˆΨ† (x1 )ϕ(x, x1 ) ˆΨ(x1 ) ˆΨ(x), where ϕ(x, x1 ) denotes the Green’s function of the Poisson equation for the electrostatic potential in the inter-electrodes zone.
Broken Symmetry and Coherence of Molecular Vibrations in Tunnel Transitions
Although this suggestion was conjectural, large starspots do occur on the surface of α Ori (Gilliland & Dupree 1996; Kluckers et al. 1997; Uitenbroek, Dupree & Gilliland 1998; Dupree, Lobel & Gilliland 1999) with accompanying outflows and chromospheric activity (Lobel & Dupree 2000; Lobel & Dupree 2001).
High Resolution, Long - Slit Spectroscopy of VY CMa: The Evidence for Localized High Mass Loss Events
VY CMa probably represents the most extreme known case of stellar activity, in the same sense as, e.g., α Ori.
High Resolution, Long - Slit Spectroscopy of VY CMa: The Evidence for Localized High Mass Loss Events