ort (plural orts)
- (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.
ort (third-person singular simple present orts, present participle orting, simple past and past participle orted)
- (transitive, dialectal) To turn away from with disgust; refuse.
From Old Irish fort.
- on you (informal singular)
- (inhabited) place, location; a group of houses (of any size: hamlet, village, town, city...)
- horizontal tunnel in a mine
- (place): bostadsort, centralort, föedelseort, småort, tätort, på ort och ställe