Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Dordrecht.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To become pettish; sulk.
  • n. A sulky or sullen mood or humor; the sulks: usually in the plural: as, he is in the dorts.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The course to Dordrecht (which it is simpler to call Dort) is up the

    A Wanderer in Holland

  • The hymn "O Church, arise" was sung in Mason's tune of "Dort" until

    The Story of the Hymns and Tunes

  • The tune of "Dort," by Lowell Mason, has long been the popular melody for this hymn.

    The Story of the Hymns and Tunes

  • Dort erwartet euch u.a. eine Versteigerung, ein “Punch the Reaver” - Spiel, lustige Raffelei etc.

    What’s On: September 2009 | Can't Stop the Serenity

  • Madame Dort huffed, slamming the lid of her toolbox.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Madame Dort waddled over to the workbench, clanked her toolbox down beside it, flipped the heavy metal latches, and flung the thing open.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Just then, a clatter at the head of the stairs announced the arrival of Madame Dort, genius of malaises and melancholia.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • A sign of her newfound independence was the critical eye she turned on her beloved sister, Dorothy, or Dort, who was still unmarried and living at home.

    A Covert Affair

  • She was a darling, and Julia could see that Dort was blossoming in the role of mother, describing her tellingly to Charles and his wife as “a real woman now with breasts full of milk.”

    A Covert Affair

  • It did not help that her sister, Dort, who had only married the previous June, had promptly become pregnant.

    A Covert Affair

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