He posed with blind children in Greece and crippled children in Italy and orphans in England.
If you do, then you should think that the Jewish orphans of Gush Etzion had that same right.
They are told to leave the food left behind from their harvests for widows, orphans, travelers, and the like.
orphans is a true literary relic: a small shapely paperback that is tough to track down, thanks to a limited print run.
orphans lie still and untouched in their cribs, all day and all night.
If people want to know about us, send them to me—or simply say we are orphans, father and mother both dead.
Why save women and children if you are going to make widows and orphans of them?
Let the tears which fell, and the broken words which were exchanged in the long close embrace between the orphans, be sacred.
Why, the cause of the widow and orphans of this unfortunate Mabey.
The author being assured that they were orphans, promised, after some conversation, to visit their tent the following day.
c.1300, from Late Latin orphanus "parentless child" (source of Old French orfeno, Italian orfano), from Greek orphanos "orphaned, without parents, fatherless," literally "deprived," from orphos "bereft," from PIE *orbho- "bereft of father," also "deprived of free status," from root *orbh- "to change allegiance, to pass from one status to another" (cf. Hittite harb- "change allegiance," Latin orbus "bereft," Sanskrit arbhah "weak, child," Armenian orb "orphan," Old Irish orbe "heir," Old Church Slavonic rabu "slave," rabota "servitude" (cf. robot), Gothic arbja, German erbe, Old English ierfa "heir," Old High German arabeit, German Arbeit "work," Old Frisian arbed, Old English earfoð "hardship, suffering, trouble"). As an adjective from late 15c.
1814, from orphan (n.). Related: Orphaned; orphaning.
A model of a car, boat, computer, etc, which is no longer being manufactured, and for which spare parts are hard to find (1940s+)
(Lam. 5:3), i.e., desolate and without protectors. The word occurs only here. In John 14:18 the word there rendered "comfortless" (R.V., "desolate;" marg., "orphans") properly means "orphans." The same Greek word is rendered "fatherless" in James 1:27.