Mort (?), n. [Cf. Icel. margt, neut. of margr many.]

A great quantity or number. [Prov. Eng.]

There was a mort of merrymaking.


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Mort, n. [Etym. uncert.]

A woman; a female. [Cant]

Male gypsies all, not a mort among them.
B. Jonson.


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Mort, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zoöl.)

A salmon in its third year. [Prov. Eng.]


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Mort, n. [F., death, fr. L. mors, mortis.]


Death; esp., the death of game in the chase.


A note or series of notes sounded on a horn at the death of game.

The sportsman then sounded a treble mort.
Sir W. Scott.


The skin of a sheep or lamb that has died of disease. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

Mort cloth, the pall spread over a coffin; black cloth indicative or mourning; funeral hangings. Carlyle. --
Mort stone, a large stone by the wayside on which the bearers rest a coffin. [Eng.] H. Taylor.


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Mort (?), n. [F. mort dummy, lit., dead.]

A variety of dummy whist for three players; also, the exposed or dummy hand in this game.


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