What does the word oriel mean?

Usage examples for oriel

  1. Two more remain at Oxford in the libraries of Oriel and Corpus Christi. – The Great Book-Collectors by Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
  2. The Hall itself was a picturesque, gray old building, with turrets covered with ivy, and square towers of modern build; there were deep oriel windows, stately old rooms that told of the ancient race, and cheerful modern apartments replete with modern comfort. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  3. I suppose you know Millbank has gone to Oriel. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli