This reminds us of the French aversion to uttering their mort.
I was helping to get out the pinnace, and there is a mort of dust and dirt about her.
I had thought she was a mort,” said I; “but the ria of a Romany chal is always sacred to me.
He reflected that Mort had shouldered him aside and won her favor, then boasted of it.
But, according to Smart's account, Mrs. Hargrave was in a mort of tantrums.
“Your watching has amounted to something at last, Mort,” said Slump.
Before you could blink an eye, he's over there in front of Mort's store—just like that.
Whereas between the Prince of Savoy and the French it was guerre a mort.
Mort Cavendish was clawing at his throat and staggering like a drunken man.
"Jeb said you were the one who shot at Mort," the girl began.