autem mort

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autem mort

1. obsolete A woman who is married. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "mort" is obsolete slang for a woman or girl. Your courtship is wasted, my friend, for she is an autem mort already.
2. obsolete A beggar woman who carries about several children and affects to have great devotion to the church or religion, generally as a means of arousing sympathetic charity from others. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "mort" is obsolete slang for a woman or girl. The autem morts with their wailing children cluster at the steps of the church for alms.
See also: autem, mort
References in classic literature ?
One of the first books he printed was Malory's Morte d'Arthur.
In 1485, when Morte d'Arthur was first printed, people indeed found it a book "pleasant to read in," and we find it so still.
Morte d'Arthur really means the death of Arthur, but the book tells not only of his death, but of his birth and life, and of the wonderful deeds of many of his knights.
For the rest of all the wonderful stories of King Arthur and his knights you must go to Morte d'Arthur itself.
It is perhaps because Morte d'Arthur is easily read that it has become a storehouse, a treasure-book, to which other writers have gone and from which they have taken stories and woven them afresh and given them new life.
*[* Footnote: The story is borrowed, language and all, from the Morte d'Arthur.
I can wind my horn, though I call not the blast either a recheate or a morte I can cheer my dogs on the prey, and I can flay and quarter the animal when it is brought down, without using the newfangled jargon of curee, arbor, nombles, and all the babble of the fabulous Sir Tristrem.''*
They had passed the Tete de Morte, were now off the Anse du Pharo, and about to double the battery.
camaras do thesouro de Salomao a traz da morte branca, mas pela
I did not come to the "Princess," either, until I had saturated my fancy and my memory with some of the shorter poems, with the "Dream of Fair Women," with the "Lotus-Eaters," with the "Miller's Daughter," with the "Morte d'Arthur," with "Edwin Morris, or The Lake," with "Love and Duty," and a score of other minor and briefer poems.
" Qui verbum meum audit, et credit ei qui misit me, habet vitam oeternam et in judicium non venit; sed transit a morte im vitam *."
VERTON assistant manager Luis Boa Morte has opened up on why he joined the club.
By PHIL KIRKBRIDE EVERTON have appointed Luis Boa Morte as the club's new assistant manager.