ad manum mortuam

adverb ad ma·num mor·tu·am \äd-¦mä-nəm-ˈmȯr-chə-ˌwäm\

Definition of ad manum mortuam

  1. :  in mortmain

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Origin and Etymology of ad manum mortuam

Medieval Latin, literally, to a dead hand

First Known Use: 1814

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a trip made at another's expense

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