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Orts

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Crumbs; refuse. (Low German, orti.e. what is left after eating.)

I shall not eat your ortsi.e. your leavings.

Let him have time a beggar’s orts to crave.”


Shakespeare: Rape of Lucrece.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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