mortmal
Mormal Mor"mal, n. [F. mort-mai a deadly evil. Nares.] A bad sore; a gangrene; a cancer. [Obs.] [Written also {morrimal} and {mortmal}.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mortmal — Mort mal, n. See {Mormal}. [Obs.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mortmal — mortmal(l, mayn(e see mormal, mortmain …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Mormal — Mor mal, n. [F. mort mai a deadly evil. Nares.] A bad sore; a gangrene; a cancer. [Obs.] [Written also {morrimal} and {mortmal}.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • morrimal — Mormal Mor mal, n. [F. mort mai a deadly evil. Nares.] A bad sore; a gangrene; a cancer. [Obs.] [Written also {morrimal} and {mortmal}.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mormal — ˈmȯrməl noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French mormal, mortmal, from mort dead (from Latin mortuus, past participle of mori to die) + ma …   Useful english dictionary

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