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[mawr-dred] /ˈmɔr drɛd/
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  • It was a squire of Sir Mordred's, and he craved leave to speak.

    King Arthur's Knights

    Henry Gilbert
  • He wounded Sir Mordred also, so that he fled away with all his might.

  • Here, according to Scotch tradition, Arthur and Mordred met.

    King Arthur in Cornwall

    W. Howship (William Howship) Dickinson
  • There he was assailed by Mordred's friends, and slain with many of his lords.

  • He had only spoken the truth that day in the garden at Mordred.

    The Doctor's Wife

    M. E. Braddon
  • Her interview with Mordred ends in his resolving to resist Arthur's landing.

  • Next morning the flight was resumed, but the vindictive Mordred still thundered on in pursuit.

  • The fact that Arthur's last fight was with the Picts, and against Mordred, is almost conclusive as to its location.

    The Cornwall Coast Arthur L. Salmon
  • Mordred had become a chieftain of the Picts, and he possibly resented any claims of suzerainty on the part of Arthur.

    The Cornwall Coast Arthur L. Salmon
British Dictionary definitions for Mordred


a variant of Modred
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