or boart, bortz
Origin of bort
Examples from the Web for bort
Much of the bort consists of irregular aggregates of imperfect crystals.
Fragments of crystals of no value as gems or any crude Diamond dust are also known as bort in trade.
It was honest of Mrs. Bort to refuse to accept money which she thought might be the proceeds of burglary.
The governing fact in the situation, the fact that Neaera did not see her way to meet, was that Mrs. Bort was an honest woman.
Captns boy loves pigtail, so tie it up when bort an put in his pocket.The Funny Side of Physic|A. D. Crabtre
British Dictionary definitions for bort
boart bortz (bɔːts)
Word Origin for bort
Word Origin and History for bort
"waste diamonds, small chips from diamond-cutting," of unknown origin, perhaps related to Old French bort "bastard."