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Definition of Mort cloth

Mort cloth
Mort Mort, n. [F., death, fr. L. mors, mortis.] 1. Death; esp., the death of game in the chase. 2. A note or series of notes sounded on a horn at the death of game. The sportsman then sounded a treble mort. --Sir W. Scott. 3. The skin of a sheep or lamb that has died of disease. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Mort cloth, the pall spread over a coffin; black cloth indicative or mourning; funeral hangings. --Carlyle. Mort stone, a large stone by the wayside on which the bearers rest a coffin. [Eng.] --H. Taylor.

Meaning of Mort cloth from wikipedia

- A pall (also called mortcloth or casket saddle) is a cloth that covers a casket or coffin at funerals. The word comes from the Latin pallium (cloak),...
- Buried on 1st Nov. in second Mort cloth, for which the cost was 5 shillings". The use of a second quality mort-cloth would indicate that the family...
- Killer Instinct, was based on Mesrine's autobiographical book L'instinct de mort, while the second part, Mesrine: Public Enemy Number One, detailed Mesrine's...
- ground yet. If a fire is to be lit by sparks rather than matches, char cloth, punkwood, fungus or down are commonly used to catch the sparks. However...
- visits the catacombs, a sign above reads Arrête! C'est ici l'empire de la Mort ("Stop! This is the empire of Death"). The Catacombs of Paris became a curiosity...
- roofs are of a folding construction framework with the actual top made from cloth or other fabric. Other types of convertible roofs include retractable hardtops...
- was on sound footing. Also encouraging the technical expertise of Flemish cloth manufacturing in France, he founded royal tapestry works at Gobelins and...
- l'audiovisuel. Retrieved 6 December 2016. 20h France 2 du 4 août 1997 - Mort de Jeanne Calment. France 2 (in French). Institut national de l'audiovisuel...
- forced or wedged open, the nose closed with pincers and a funnel or strip of cloth forced down the throat. The victim has to drink all the water (or other...
- furnishings survives. Kiening, Christian. "Rhétorique de la perte. L'exemple de la mort d'Isabelle de Bourbon (1465)". Médiévales (in French). 13 (27): 15–24. doi:10...