Mort

[m_ˈɔː_t], [mˈɔːt], [mˈɔːt]

Definitions of Mort:

  1.   In hunting, notes sounded at the death of game. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2.   A great quantity; a large amount; a salmon in its third year. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3.   A tune sounded on the death of the game; a salmon in his third year. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for Mort:

  1. “ Paris: E. Fromont, 1902. La Mort de Tintagiles. ” – Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck by Jethro Bithell
  2. Mort Fryback went by here a couple of minutes ago an' he says for you to come into his store right away. ” – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. He picked up the silver case containing the two Pistolet du Mort one for Jacques, one for the condemned person. ” – The Executioner by Frank Riley
  4. And that Italian whose wife was mort he's copy, I'm sure. ” – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
  5. What a fool this Cassavetti is not to know that she is " La Mort – The Red Symbol by John Ironside
  6. “ I can't take care of it myself, because it's the law that it must have a nurse that's a mort I mean it must have a nurse from outside this place. ” – Fairies and Folk of Ireland by William Henry Frost
  7. He claims now that he don't know anything about it, and, besides, Bill Kepsal says he'll beat the head off of anybody that says Mike passed away on his premises- including Mort – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. La Mort de Tintagiles. ” – Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck by Jethro Bithell
  9. “ " You are solemn enough for a croque- mort said Helen, after a few moments of silence. ” – With Edge Tools by Hobart Chatfield-Taylor
  10. The syllable " mort as in " mortal," means death of the debt. ” – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill

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