It was orderly, with stairways, hallways, and elevators going somewhere.
It's logical, really: in a house as orderly as Downton, there would be a hierarchy below the stairs just as there would be above.
A lightning bolt striking his Manhattan apartment ends his tidy, orderly self-centered academic life for good.
The defense cuts would go through the orderly legislative process of putting together a budget, “using a scalpel and not an ax.”
Sure, we all hope that present autocratic friends will help with a peaceful and orderly transition toward real democracy.
The orderly saluted with his whip and drove on in obedience to Saxham's nod.
He had not seemed even to notice how orderly and freshened everything was.
Dan Sullivan, our orderly, was the busiest man in the hospital.
His manner of demonstration was so orderly and neat and simple, that it was not easy to mistake him.
A profound weariness of the long and severe tension, and a yearning for a return to orderly civil life came over mens minds.
"military attendant who carries orders," 1781, short for orderly corporal, etc. Extended 1809 to an attendant at a hospital (originally a military hospital) charged with keeping things in order and clean. See orderly (adj.).
orderly or·der·ly (ôr'dər-lē)
An attendant in a hospital.