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 for Orts
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ort \Ort\ ([^o]rt), n.; pl. Orts ([^o]rts). [Akin to LG. ort,
     ortels, remnants of food, refuse, OFries. ort, OD. oorete,
     ooraete; prob. from the same prefix as in E. ordeal + a word
     akin to eat.]
     A morsel left at a meal; a fragment; refuse; -- commonly used
     in the plural. --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
           Let him have time a beggar's orts to crave. --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

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