Definitions

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  • proper noun Roman mythology One of the three Fates, or Parcae, daughter of Jupiter and Justitia; the cutter of the thread of life

Etymologies

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From the Latin meaning death.

Examples

  • To make it worse, we have three older sisters—Decima, Nona, and Morta—who think they are so much better than us, and trust us so little, that they locked us away forever.

    The Three Furies

  • Morta allegedly charged $40 for patrons to board the quarter million-dollar bus.

    The Fun Bus in Miami « Skid Roche

  • Police said Morta, the so-called madam, was also one of the prostitutes.

    The Fun Bus in Miami « Skid Roche

  • The older sisters, Decima, Nona, and Morta, became who you now know as the three Fates.

    The Three Furies

  • According to police, Christina Morta was operating what appeared to be a brothel on wheels; a bus with five prostitutes on board that made regular stops along South Beach.

    The Fun Bus in Miami « Skid Roche

  • Police said Morta, the so-called madam, was also one of the prostitutes.

    The Fun Bus in Miami « Skid Roche

  • According to police, Christina Morta was operating what appeared to be a brothel on wheels; a bus with five prostitutes on board that made regular stops along South Beach.

    The Fun Bus in Miami « Skid Roche

  • Morta allegedly charged $40 for patrons to board the quarter million-dollar bus.

    The Fun Bus in Miami « Skid Roche

  • To make it worse, we have three older sisters— Decima, Nona, and Morta—who think they are so much better than us, and trust us so little, that they locked us away forever.

    The Three Furies

  • Disguised as a fairy, Amelia journeys into the Kingdom of the Moon to find Sam with the help of the impetuous fairy Morta.

    Archive 2006-12-24

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