from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The whortleberry or its fruit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The whortleberry, or bilberry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The whortleberry, or bilberry. See whortleberry (a).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fruit of the whortleberry, or the shrub itself.
Funny that, just a few whort years ago, it was our side saying: “We will not let this nation and what it stands for be destroyed from within by people who embrace the evils of Fascism/Totalitarianism/Neo-Conservatism.”
But the tea and the bread and butter and the whort jam were like no food on earth.
That good lady was alone, and after a few civilities Mr. Lewisham opened his Shakespeare and read from a mark onward — that mark, by-the-bye, was in the middle of a scene — while he consumed mechanically a number of slices of bread and whort jam.
"You're the fust pineter whort I've knowed," said JULIA SANBY, demurely.
Mr. Lewisham opened his Shakespeare and read from a mark onward -- that mark, by-the-bye, was in the middle of a scene -- while he consumed mechanically a number of slices of bread and whort jam.
They fay that thofe people whilft they were yet fettled here, made little diflies of this bark for gathering whort -
Travels into North America : containing its natural history, and a circumstantial account of its plantations and agriculture in general, with the civil, ecclesiastical and commercial state of the country, the manners of the inhabitants, and several curious and important remarks on various subjects
"She don't tell no lies to get 'erself out of nothin'; 'cos she's so bad that she don't keer whort rows she gets inter.