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- adv. to the death; mortally
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. To the death; mortally.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a half-dead or moribund condition; depressed; melancholy.
French à la mort, to the death. Compare amort. (Wiktionary)
Once a term naturalized in English, alamort is now considered French and is rarely, if ever, used in Dryden's sense of ` melancholy. '