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usually used in combination: `liverwort'; `milkwort'; `whorlywort'
unfermented or fermenting malt
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: wirt , Saxon; wort, Dutch.
If in the wort of beer, while it worketh, before it be tunned, the burrage be often changed with fresh, it will make a sovereign drink for melancholy. Francis Bacon, Natural History.
WORT (89.9 FM) is a listener-sponsored community radio station, broadcasting from 118 S. Bedford St. in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. WORT offers a range of programming. WORT's FM signal reaches a roughly 50-mile radius around Madison. In early 2006, the station began webcasting all of its programming in both high-quality (96k) and low-quality (32k) streams. WORT also maintains an archive of recent news and public affairs programs available for podcast, download, or stream.
a plant of any kind
an infusion of malt which is unfermented, or is in the act of fermentation; the sweet infusion of malt, which ferments and forms beer; hence, any similar liquid in a state of incipient fermentation
Etymology: [OE. worte, wurte, AS. wyrte; akin to OD. wort, G. wrze, bierwrze, Icel. virtr, Sw. vrt. See Wort an herb.]
WORT is a listener-sponsored community radio station, broadcasting from 118 S. Bedford St. in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. WORT offers a range of programming. WORT's FM signal reaches a roughly 50-mile radius around Madison. In early 2006, the station began webcasting all of its programming in both high quality and low quality streams. WORT also maintains an archive of recent news and public affairs programs available for podcast, download, or stream.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wurt, n. a plant of the cabbage kind. [A.S. wyrt; Ger. wurz, wurzel, a root.]
wurt, n. new beer unfermented or in the act of fermentation: the sweet infusion of malt. [A.S. wyrte, new beer (Ice. virtr)—wyrt, root. See preceding word.]
What does WORT stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the WORT acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wort is ranked #95955 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Wort surname appeared 190 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Wort.
95.7% or 182 total occurrences were White.
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The numerical value of wort in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of wort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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In the summer there is arrowgrass, which tastes of coriander, all year round we find scurvy grass, which is what the Vikings used to bring around Europe as a medicinal herb. We also call it wasabi wort because of its intensity, just like horseradish.
The protein helps to keep the blood sugar stable so it does n’t crash and wake you up -- and then there’s herbs like St. John's Wort, passionflower and Melissa Officinalis that all help to soothe the nervous system.
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