Other Word Forms of Orphrey
Origin of Orphrey
From Anglo-Norman orfrais, orfreis et al., Middle French orfrais, from Late Latin aurifrasium, aurifrisium, variant of aurifrigium, from Latin aurum Phrygium (“gold embroidery"), literally “Phrygian gold".
Middle English orfrey alteration of orfreis from Old French from Medieval Latin aurifrigium Latin aurum gold Latin Phrygius Phrygian
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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