Origin: Etym. Uncert.
3. The skin of a sheep or lamb that has died of disease. Mort cloth, the pall spread over a coffin; black cloth indicative or mourning; funeral hangings. Mort stone, a large stone by the wayside on which the bearers rest a coffin.
Origin: F, death, fr. L. Mors, mortis.
Origin: Etymol. Uncertain.