amort

adjective
\ə-ˈmȯrt \

Definition of amort 

archaic

: being at the point of death

First Known Use of amort

1546, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amort

short for all-a-mort, by folk etymology from Middle French a la mort to the death

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