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�
One of these days… 2003
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.
Pimento cheese, comfort served | Homesick Texan Homesick Texan 2007
No, no, no, an "ort" is a small scrap of food left after a meal is completed.
Autoblog Green 2010
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.
Stocks End Best January in Years on a Strong Note Donna Kardos Yesalavich 2011
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.
PSA matociquala 2010
[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.
Beige Book Notes Moderate Strength Luca Di Leo 2011
“[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.