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  • noun Plural form of ort.


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  • At sundown, trailed by a wavering banner of screaming gulls who gobbled the "orts" tossed over by the busy crew cleaning their catch, they were docking at the city fish-house.

    Blow The Man Down A Romance Of The Coast - 1916 Holman Day 1900

  • The stoicly starving man, constantly tormented by dreams (which provide a break with intermittent glimpses of a more enlightened, colorful past) and the wistful, obedient child search for any orts to soothe their malnourished souls and shivering spirits, while hiding from the “bad” people whose religion is ghastly cannibalistic.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat 2009

  • Germany's export machine kept rolling, Greek consumers kept importing, borrowing at attractive rates to pay for the imp orts, and all seemed well.

    Greek Problems Will Drive Integration 2010

  • That runs the risk of breaking one of Oz and Ends's orts of wisdom: Don't mess with Dorothy Gale.

    Archive 2008-03-01 2008

  • Frank Coffey, writing on eTrueSp-orts. com, recently posted a tongue-in-cheek announcement that the Rays would be having "iPad Giveaway Night" for the first 10,000 fans.

    The Rays Deserve Respect 2010

  • And here to hash it out with me is Roy S. Johnson, editor in chief from "Men's Fitness" magazine, longtime writer "S.orts Illustrated."

    CNN Transcript Mar 31, 2009 2009

  • Today, orts or leftover food collections are already a thriving and profitable business.

    Ort is now the favorite food of the low income earner city dwellers Nomadicasian 2008

  • Before, only the vagabond, street dweller, homeless and the extremely poor people are the one eating orts or leftover foods that were discarded from the different restaurants and fast food chains in cities.

    Ort is now the favorite food of the low income earner city dwellers Nomadicasian 2008

  • Budget wise, orts can be bought for only a few pesos which is good for a struggling family.

    Ort is now the favorite food of the low income earner city dwellers Nomadicasian 2008

  • When he proposed the sale of several of his numerous horses, he objected, that what remained would be hard worked: when he mentioned diminishing his table, he was afraid the poor would take it ill, as they were used to have his orts: and when he talked of discharging some of his servants, he was sure they would think it very unkind.

    Camilla 2008


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