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o·ri·el / ˈôrēəl/ • n. a projection from the wall of a building, typically supported from the ground or by corbels. ∎  (also oriel window) a window in such a structure. ∎  a projecting window, often on an upper story; a bay window.

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oriel, oriole, oryel. Large bay-window projecting from the naked of a wall on an upper storey, supported on brackets, corbels, a pier, or engaged column.

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oriel †porch; gallery, balcony, upper storey XIV; windowed recess projecting from a building XV; o. window XVIII. ME. oriole — OF. oriol, eurieul passage, gallery, of unkn. orig.

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oriel a large polygonal recess in a building, typically built out from an upper storey and supported from the ground or on corbels; a window in such a structure.