Bort



low-quality diamond, in granular aggregate or small fragments, valuable only in crushed or powdered form, especially for industrial use as an abrasive.
Historical Examples

Mr. Witt’s Widow Anthony Hope
Mr. Witt’s Widow Anthony Hope
Mr. Witt’s Widow Anthony Hope
The Funny Side of Physic A. D. Crabtre
Kipps H. G. Wells
Mr. Witt’s Widow Anthony Hope
Mr. Witt’s Widow Anthony Hope
Mr. Witt’s Widow Anthony Hope
Mr. Witt’s Widow Anthony Hope
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 12, Issue 331, September 13, 1828 Various

noun
an inferior grade of diamond used for cutting and drilling or, in powdered form, as an industrial abrasive
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