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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Definitions for mal de mer

  1. French. seasickness.

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Citations for mal de mer
When the mal de mer seizes me I, Hercule Poirot, am a creature with no gray cells… Agatha Christie, Death in the Clouds, 1935
Hortense is in good spirits — a better traveller than her mother, I confess, who is overcome by mal de mer at the slightest movement. Sandra Gulland, The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B, 1995
Origin of mal de mer
Mal de mer came to English in the 1700s from French.
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