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Webster 1913 Edition


Ort

Ort

(ôrt)
,
Noun.
;
pl.
Orts
(ôrts)
.
[Akin to LG.
ort
,
ortels
, remnants of food, refuse, OFries.
ort
, OD.
oorete
,
ooraete
; prob. from the same prefix as in E.
or
deal + 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.
Shakespeare

Webster 1828 Edition


Ort

ORT

,
Noun.
A fragment; refuse.

Definition 2021


Ort

Ort

See also: ort, ORT, and ört

German

Noun

Ort m (genitive Orts or Ortes, plural Orte or Örter)

  1. place, location
  2. village
  3. (geometry) locus

Declension

Derived terms

ort

ort

See also: Ort, ORT, and ört

English

Noun

ort (plural orts)

  1. (usually in the plural) A fragment; a scrap of leftover food; any remainder; a piece of refuse.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses:
      Come, Kinch, you have eaten all we left. Ay, I will serve you your orts and offals.
    • 1997, Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon:
      Peace, Grandam,– reclaim thy Ort. The Learnèd One has yet to sink quite that low.

Translations

Verb

ort (third-person singular simple present orts, present participle orting, simple past and past participle orted)

  1. (transitive, dialectal) To turn away from with disgust; refuse.

Anagrams


Friulian

Etymology

From Latin hortus.

Noun

ort m (plural orts)

  1. vegetable garden

Related terms


Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish fort.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔɾˠt̪ˠ/

Pronoun

ort (emphatic ortsa)

  1. second-person singular of ar: on you sg

Manx

Etymology

Old Irish fort.

Pronoun

ort

  1. 2nd person singular informal of er
    on you

Derived terms


Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *uzdaz, whence Old English ord, Old Norse oddr

Noun

ort m

  1. sharp point

Descendants


Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish fort.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔr̴st/

Pronoun

ort

  1. on you (informal singular)

Derived terms

See also


Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

ort c

  1. (inhabited) place, location; a group of houses (of any size: hamlet, village, town, city...)
  2. horizontal tunnel in a mine

Declension

Inflection of ort 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ort orten orter orterna
Genitive orts ortens orters orternas

Derived terms

  • (place): bostadsort, centralort, föedelseort, småort, tätort, på ort och ställe