I paid our postilions in Norwegian orts, which they laid upon a chair and counted, with the assistance of the whole family.
From the very next day he left Bipin Babu's orts as they were, and at times forgot to cover the food for him.
Even an elderly woman, the mother of five or six children, cheerfully partakes of the residue, as if it were the orts of gods.
Other orts and ends of rabble made up the procession, which with antic and grimace marched about the village and neighbourhood.
Since printing throughout the title orts, a doubt has arisen in my mind as to its fitting the nature of the volume.
"remains of food left from a meal," mid-15c., probably cognate with early Dutch ooraete, Low German ort, from or-, privative prefix, + etan "to eat" (see eat (v.)). Perhaps from an unrecorded Old English word.