Saturday, January 11, 2014
Definitions for mot
- a pithy or witty remark; bon mot.
- Archaic. a note on a horn, bugle, etc.
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Citations for mot
…and only when King Alfin was back in Onhava, did he gradually realize from a reiteration of rather frantic questions that he had left somebody behind ("What emperor?" has remained his only memorable mot).
And then as the duchess went on relating a mot with which her mother had snubbed the great Napoleon, it occurred to Newman that her evasion of a chapter of French history more interesting to himself might possibly be a results of an extreme consideration for his feelings.