Mort definition

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A great number or quantity.
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(obs.) Death.
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A note sounded on a hunting horn when the quarry is killed.
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(dial.) A great quantity or number.
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Death; especially, the death of game in hunting.
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A note sounded on a horn at the death of a deer.
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(UK, Scotland, dialect) The skin of a sheep or lamb that has died of disease.
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A great quantity or number.
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(Internet, informal) A player in a multi-user dungeon who does not have special administrator privileges and whose character can be killed.
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A three-year-old salmon.
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(slang, archaic) A woman; a female.
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A diminutive of the male given names Mortimer and Morton.
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The note sounded on a hunting horn to announce the death of a deer.
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Origin of mort

  • Middle English death from Old French from Latin mors mort- mer- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Perhaps from mortal

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Compare Icelandic margt, neuter of margr, "many".

    From Wiktionary

  • French mort (“death").

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortening of mortal.

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  • Uncertain.

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  • Unknown

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