Definition of Dorts
1. dort [v] - See also: dort
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Literary usage of Dorts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"[MEG dorts, ». A. name given to a saucy or pettish young woman, Clydes., Loth. " Bat I can guess, ye're gawn to gather dew:" She ..."
2. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1805)
"Now of these there are two dorts, which I shall take the liberty to mention here again. First, those whose agreement or disagreement, though it cannot be ..."
3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1869)
"I have no recollection of either hearing or seeing the former ; but the latter occurs in the common expression, “ Meg dorts,” that is, “ Meg of the tempers. ..."
4. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs by Thomas Percy (1840)
"Her eye dorts lightning, that would blast Did cause amazement double ; As timorous larks amazed ure In its corporeal scabbard. Her beauty, and her drum to ..."
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