The next day, he spent the morning at Memorial Stadium pouring cokes at an oriole party for a hundred poor children.
Cardinal, oriole, tawny thrush and gold-finch seemed to vie with each other in pouring forth the sweetest melody.
She could hear the oriole singing in the elm; his song was almost articulate.
An oriole burst into melody, swinging in the great snowball bush near the Willow Street fence.
So the hornet is now an oriole, a bird that is loved by every one.
The oriole lays from two to four white eggs spotted with dull red.
Why does the beaver build his dam, and the oriole hang her nest?
An oriole darted in one arcade and out again with a musical whir of wings.
The nest of nests, the ideal nest, is unquestionably that of the Baltimore oriole.
Tell me the story of the oriole, whose mate this year is not the old.
1776, from French oriol "golden oriole," Old Provençal auriol, from Medieval Latin oryolus, from Latin aureolus "golden," from PIE *aus- "gold" (see aureate). Originally in reference to the golden oriole (Oriolus galbula), a bird of black and yellow plumage that summers in Europe (but is uncommon in England). Applied from 1791 to the unrelated but similarly colored North American species Icterus baltimore.