mort

1 [mawrt]
noun
1.
Hunting. the note played on a hunting horn signifying that the animal hunted has been killed.
2.
Obsolete, death.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English < Middle French < Latin mort- (stem of mors) death

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mort

2 [mawrt]
noun
a three-year-old salmon.

Origin:
1520–30; origin uncertain

mort

3 [mawrt]
noun British Dialect.

Origin:
1600–10; origin uncertain

Mort

[mawrt]
noun
a male given name, form of Mortimer or Morton.
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mort1 (mɔːt)
 
n
a call blown on a hunting horn to signify the death of the animal hunted
 
[C16: via Old French from Latin mors death]

mort2 (mɔːt)
 
n
a great deal; a great many
 
[possibly a shortened form of mortal used as an intensifier]

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