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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BORT

Mrs. Bort received Neaera in a way most unbecoming to a pensioner.

Let me congratulate you, Mrs. Bort, on having done your duty.

Captns boy loves pigtail, so tie it up when bort an put in his pocket.

And bort this banjer, put on your best noo trousers and come right on 'ere?

The governing fact in the situation, the fact that Neaera did not see her way to meet, was that Mrs. Bort was an honest woman.

Neaera could not afford to pity the hapless wights over whom Mrs. Bort would rule.

There was a little scuffle; then the door flew open, and Mrs. Bort appeared, with Neaera clinging helplessly about her knees.

It was also generous of Neaera to send Mrs. Bort ten pounds immediately after that lady had treated her so cruelly.

It was honest of Mrs. Bort to refuse to accept money which she thought might be the proceeds of burglary.

He was born at Bort, in the district of Limoges, in 1723, and obtained some provincial reputation in letters.

WORD ORIGIN

"waste diamonds, small chips from diamond-cutting," of unknown origin, perhaps related to Old French bort "bastard."

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