etymology 1 French mort.
- Death; especially, the death of game in hunting.
- A note sounded on a horn at the death of a deer.
- Sir Walter Scott The sportsman then sounded a treble mort.
- (UK, Scotland, dialect) The skin of a sheep or lamb that has die of disease.
- (card games) A variety of dummy whist for three players.
- (card games) The exposed or dummy hand of card in the game of mort.
etymology 2 Compare Icelandic margt, neuter of margr, "many".
- A great quantity or number.
- Charles Dickens There was a mort of merrymaking.
etymology 3 Shortening of mortal.
- (internet, informal) A player in a multi-user dungeon who does not have special administrator privilege and whose character can be killed.
etymology 4 Uncertain.
- A three-year-old salmon.
etymology 5 unknown
- (slang, archaic) A woman; a female.
- Ben Jonson Male gypsies all, not a mort among them.