- Obsolete death
- a note sounded on a hunting horn when the quarry is killed
Origin: OFr from Classical Latin mors, death: see mortal
Origin: ? altered (infl. by mort) from dialect, dialectal merth, excess from Old Norse mergth, a multitude; akin to margr, much
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Origin: Middle English, death, from Old French, from Latin mors, mort-; see mer- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Perhaps from mortal.