Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cap formerly worn by some English officials, and still in use among the judiciary of France. See mortar, 4.
  • n. A headpiece in medieval armor. See second cut under armor.
  • n. See mortar, 3.
  • n. An obsolete form of mortar.

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Examples

  • He then hastened to the apartment of Lord Lacy, whom he met dressed in a long furred gown and the knightly cap called a mortier, irritated at the noise, and demanding to know the cause which had disturbed the repose of the household.

    The Waverley

  • His head was covered with a scarlet cap, faced with fur -- - of that kind which the French call mortier, from its resemblance to the shape of an inverted mortar.

    Ivanhoe. A Romance

  • Lord Lacy, whom he met dressed in a long furred gown and the knightly cap called a mortier, irritated at the noise, and demanding to know the cause which had disturbed the repose of the household.

    Waverley

  • His head was covered with a scarlet cap, faced with fur -- of that kind which the French call "mortier", from its resemblance to the shape of an inverted mortar.

    Ivanhoe

  • His head was covered with a scarlet cap, faced with fur — of that kind which the French call “mortier”, from its resemblance to the shape of an inverted mortar.

    Ivanhoe

  • Ces feuilles sont utilises pour transfrer le mortier depuis

    Chapter 4

  • Permet de mettre la quantit exacte de mortier sur la table vibrante selon l'paisseur de la tuile fabriquer.

    Chapter 4

  • A ce propos, les tuiles fibro ou micro-mortier offrent dans le premier cas (la pluie) une protection absolue puisqu'elles sont parfaitement impermables.

    Chapter 12

  • Ceci permet d'assurer une solidit et une esprance de vie beaucoup plus longue des supports (qui constituent en fin de compte une des parties les plus onreuses de toute unit de production de tuiles fibro-mortier).

    Chapter 12

  • - Un bac mortier en caoutchouc de 52 X 32 X 22 cm (30 L)

    Chapter 12

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