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Meaning of ORT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ort\, n.; pl. {Orts}. [Akin to LG. ort, ortels, remnants of
food, refuse, OFries. ort, OD. oorete, ooraete; prob. from
the same prefix as in E. ordeal + a word akin to eat.]
A morsel left at a meal; a fragment; refuse; -- commonly used
in the plural. --Milton.

      Let him have time a beggar's orts to crave. --Shak.

 

 

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