What does the word Orgies mean?

Usage examples for Orgies

  1. German soldiers broke the doors of houses abandoned by their inhabitants, pillaged them and indulged in orgies. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  2. His brother had " got her," he said, by buying a speaking part in a play for her; and Montague recalled the orgies of which he had heard at the bachelors' dinner, and divined that here he was at the source of the stream from which they were fed. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair