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mal de mer

[mal duh mer] /mal də ˈmɛr/
noun, French. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for mal de mer
Historical Examples
  • What methods did they adopt to counteract the discomfort of mal de mer?

  • Mademoiselle had an attack of mal de mer and had recourse to me.

    Hurricane Island

    H. B. Marriott Watson
  • It seemed to them like a personal affront for anyone not to succumb to mal de mer.

    Memoirs of an American Prima Donna Clara Louise Kellogg
  • The gold miners, untouched by mal de mer, sang jolly songs and played cards to amuse themselves.

    Blazing The Way Emily Inez Denny
  • In the midst of my first mal de mer, I was amused by the appearance on board of one of my fellow-passengers.

    A Boy's Voyage Round the World The Son of Samuel Smiles
  • “In your case it is more likely to be the mal de mer,” put in Jim with his easy command of French.

  • I soon began in right earnest to feel what the French call "mal de mer."

  • Ezra's smile faded to a look that suggested a complication of homesickness and mal de mer.

    The Morning Glory Club George A. Kyle
  • Faces fell, for soldiers, like other mortals, fall victims to mal de mer.

    A Gallant Grenadier F.S. Brereton
  • He only wishes to emphasise his own immunity from mal de mer, and blow the smoke of his disgusting pipe into your face.


    Julian Street
British Dictionary definitions for mal de mer

mal de mer

/mal də mɛr/
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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mal de mer in Medicine

mal de mer (māl' də mâr')
See seasickness.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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