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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),...
- 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...
- 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...
- and the optic chiasm. Alternatively, it has been observed that the red cloth around God has the shape of a human uterus (one art historian has called...
- 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...
- was on sound footing) and to encourage the technical expertise of Flemish cloth manufacturing in France. He also founded royal tapestry works at Gobelins...
- household refuse. The refuse was to be sorted into compostable items, paper and cloth, and crockery and s****. The po****tion of Paris, close to two million...
- around like a puppy dog, left room for Hoyt to get absolute control." Writer Mort Castle based the 1991 Leatherface miniseries loosely on the third Texas Chainsaw...
- VÁZQUEZ, Luz María: « Chaleur et odeurs pour nos morts. La cuisine cérémonielle de la Fête des Morts dans une communauté Totonaque de Puebla, Mexique »...
- 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...
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