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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Mort-stone a stone by the wayside on which the bearers lay the bier for a rest during a funeral procession
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. mortalismori, to die.


In literature:

Beyond the point, at the end of the reef, is a huge rock called the Morte Stone, very dangerous on that exposed coast.
"Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts" by Rosalind Northcote
Morte Stone, Devonshire, 449.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook