Definitions for: Orison

[n] reverent petition to a deity

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: petition, prayer

See Also: asking, benediction, blessing, collect, commination, deprecation, grace, intercession, invocation, request, requiescat, supplication, thanksgiving

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