Mort, n. [Cf. Icel. margt, neut. of margr many.].
Mort, n. [Etym. uncert.].
Mort, n. [Etymol. uncertain.].
Mort, n. [F., death, fr. L. mors, mortis.].
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.
Death; esp., the death of game in the chase. [1913 Webster]
A note or series of notes sounded on a horn at the death of game. [1913 Webster
"The sportsman then sounded a treble mort."
The skin of a sheep or lamb that has died of disease. [1913 Webster]
Mort, n. [F. mort dummy, lit., dead.].
A variety of dummy whist for three players; also, the exposed or dummy hand in this game. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]