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

  Portass \Por"tass\, n. [OF. porte-hors a kind of prayer book, so
     called from being portable; cf. LL. portiforium.]
     A breviary; a prayer book. [Written variously portace,
     portasse, portesse, portise, porthose, portos,
     portus, portuse, etc.] [Obs.] --Spenser. Camden.
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           By God and by this porthors I you swear. --Chaucer.
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