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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. 2017.
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  • The gold miners, untouched by mal de mer, sang jolly songs and played cards to amuse themselves.

    Blazing The Way Emily Inez Denny
  • What methods did they adopt to counteract the discomfort of mal de mer?

  • Had our friend, Colonel Pinchard, been with us, he would have had some reason to complain of the mal de mer.

    Marmaduke Merry William H. G. Kingston
  • 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
  • He only wishes to emphasise his own immunity from mal de mer, and blow the smoke of his disgusting pipe into your face.

    Ship-Bored Julian Street
  • Ezra's smile faded to a look that suggested a complication of homesickness and mal de mer.

    The Morning Glory Club George A. Kyle
  • I soon began in right earnest to feel what the French call "mal de mer."

  • Faces fell, for soldiers, like other mortals, fall victims to mal de mer.

    A Gallant Grenadier F.S. Brereton
  • 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
  • But he knows, no matter how horribly he suffers from mal de mer, he will receive no sympathy.

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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