whort

noun
\ ˈ(h)wərt How to pronounce whort (audio) \
variants: or whortle \ ˈ(h)wər-​tᵊl How to pronounce whortle (audio) \ or wort \ ˈwərt How to pronounce wort (audio) \
plural -s

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History and Etymology for whort

whort alteration of English dialect hurt, short for English hurtleberry; whortle short for whortleberry; wort alteration of whort

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“Whort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whort. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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