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.


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


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