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- n. Obsolete spelling of mourn.
- n. Obsolete spelling of morn.
- v. Obsolete spelling of mourn.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the morn; morning.
- adj. Without teeth, tongue, or claws; -- said of a lion represented heraldically.
- n. A ring fitted upon the head of a lance to prevent wounding an adversary in tilting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In heraldry, an epithet noting a lion rampant when depicted in coat-armor with no tongue, teeth, or claws.
- n. The rebated head of a tilting-lance. Compare coronal, 2 .
- n. A small rounded hill.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
A morne is a valley, whose bounding hills are themselves backed by mountains.
A morne is a valley whose bounding hills are themselves backed by mountains.
I believe the term "morne" is peculiar to Saint Domingo.
Dans un square écarté, morne et couverte de givre, Où se cache un hôtel, aux vieux lions de cuivre; and the hero of the tale, a young French poet, who is in London, is truly unhappy in that village.
Si je ne parle pas des moindre detail de ma morne vie, mes notes feraient 3 lignes et ne seraient pas aussi regulierement postées.
As soon as they landed they stood upon the beach and chanted a hymn of thanks; the chant was morne and doleful, but really the poor people were looking so miserable, that one could not fairly expect from them any lively outpouring of gratitude.
To morrow morne we there may be, if thither you will goe.
The next morne then by day againe we went to shore,
Looke how a wanton Bridegroome in the morne, Busilie labours to make glad the day, And at the noone, with wings of courage borne,
But on next morne and all the day of ship we had no sight.
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