noun• archaic or • dialect
- Scraps; remains.More example sentences
- A waiter wheeled up a trolley of elaborately bedized scraps, orts and broken meats.
- The men's job was to operate the sweepers, brushing up the vegetable waste, the paper bags, the scraps and orts of the Market like prairie harvesters.
late Middle English: from Middle Low German orte 'food remains', originally a compound the second element of which is related to eat.
More definitions of ortsDefinition of orts in:
- The US English dictionary