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à la mort

[a la mawr]French.
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adjective
  1. mortally ill.
  2. melancholy; dispirited.
adverb
  1. grievously; fatally.

Origin of à la mort

literally, to the death
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  • Alamort, a-la-mort′, adj. half-dead: in a depressed condition: dejected.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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