Orkney-English results

dort verb

  1. sulk
  2. (of a bird) shun its nest after its eggs have been touched  ☞ “The eggs are cowld, I doot she’s dorted” “Also used of a ewe which forsakes its lambs or of a dog which is fussy about its food”
  • tae be in the dorts to sulk
  • dorty adjective
    1. (of a plant or vegetable) slow in growing
    2. (of a person) sulky