mort

noun (1)
\ˈmȯrt \

Definition of mort 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a note sounded on a hunting horn when a deer is killed

mort

noun (2)

Definition of mort (Entry 2 of 2)

: a great quantity or number

First Known Use of mort

Noun (1)

1555, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1694, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mort

Noun (1)

probably alteration of Middle English mot horn note, from Anglo-French, word, horn note — more at mot

Noun (2)

perhaps back-formation from mortal entry 1

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