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 Orthodox Sunday,Ortus. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Orts.
 
Crumbs; refuse. (Low German, orti.e. what is left after eating.)   1
   I shall not eat your ortsi.e. your leavings.   2
       
“Let him have time a beggar’s orts to crave.”
       
Shakespeare: Rape of Lucrece.
 


 Orthodox Sunday,Ortus. 

 
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