from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A small scrap or leaving of food after a meal is completed.
- noun A scrap; a bit.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A vector of unit length.
- To turn away from with disgust; refuse.
- noun A money of account in Germany, Norway, Denmark, Riga, etc.
- noun A Danish unit of weight, the thousandth part of the pund or pound.
- noun A fragment; a scrap; a piece of refuse: usually in the plural.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A morsel left at a meal; a fragment; refuse; -- commonly used in the plural.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
fragment; a scrapof leftover food; any remainder; a piece of refuse.
- verb transitive, dialectal To turn away from with disgust;
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
An ghaoth ag breith ort is ag tarraingt ar do �ada�
If you didn't see it, the day after her death The Newshour rebroadcast an essay of hers from 1986 about art in Texas -- or as Molly pronounces it, "ort" -- an appreciation for the colorful and absurd in Texas.
No, no, no, an "ort" is a small scrap of food left after a meal is completed.
The company's Gattex drug was successful in a late-stage study in treating patients with sh ort bowel syndrome, reducing the amount of intravenous nutrition needed by patients with the condition.
I didn't see it in the theatre, and I'm s ort of sad about that now because it was very pretty and I imagine it would have been improved by being very big.
[T] ort reform ‘will not eliminate the market dynamics that lead to insurance cycles,’ and ‘we must not over-promise — or even imply — that insurance cycles will end when civil justice reform begins.’
In most regions, retailers and manufacturers reported that costs were rising, the Fed rep ort showed.
“[T] ort reform does not provide a magical ‘silver-bullet’ that will immediately affect medical malpractice insurance rates.”
Earlier this year, she argued in defense of the law that makes it a crime to provide "material supp ort" to terrorist groups.
In other words, if this whole other-chick subplot is anything more than a conversational ort relative to the cake of your time together (see, I can torture a dessert metaphor, too), then that's a bad sign.