Definition of Morne

1. a. Of or pertaining to the morn; morning.



2. n. A ring fitted upon the head of a lance to prevent wounding an adversary in tilting.

Definition of Morne

1. Noun. (obsolete spelling of mourn) ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete spelling of morn) ¹

3. Verb. (obsolete spelling of mourn) ¹

4. Adjective. (heraldry) Without teeth, tongue, or claws; said of a lion represented heraldically. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Morne

1. the blunt end of a jousting lance [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Morne

mormal
mormals
mormaor
mormaors
mormon
mormon cricket
mormyrid
mormyrids
mormyromast
mormyromasts
morn
morna
mornas
mornay
mornays
morne (current term)
morned
mornes
morniflumate
mornin'
morning
morning(a)
morning, noon and night
morning-afters
morning-glory family
morning-kitchen
morning-land
morning after

Literary usage of Morne

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1. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"On morne Bruce, where that part of the garrison stationed at Roseau is quartered, the whole of the barracks were blown down, excepting one; three men and ..."

2. St. Lucia: Historical, Statistical, and Descriptive by Henry Hegart Breen (1844)
"... of La Crosse —Propagation of New Doctrin s—Arrival of Ricard—Operations of Sir J. Jervis and Sir C. Grey—The Duke of Kent at morne Fortune— Surrender of ..."

3. St. Lucia by Don Philpott (2005)
"It was imported early in the 19th century to crush sugar cane, then used to crush limes and more recently, supplied electricty to Soufrière. morne ..."

4. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"Cf. Bot on the morne in the ... Vpon the morne quhen it was day. 430 (21). ... Saints, xxv, 738; also xxvi, 469, and xxvii, 1373.) Thane one the morne ..."

5. Mont Pelée and the Tragedy of Martinique: A Study of the Great Catastrophes by Angelo Heilprin (1902)
"... CURE OF morne ROUGE ON June 2, following our second ascent of Mont Pelee, Mr. Leadbeater and I made our pilgrimage to morne Rouge, where the faithful ..."

6. The West Indies: Their Social and Religious Condition by Edward Bean Underhill (1862)
"Journey ta Port-au-Prince—La Grande Riviere—The morne Col—The Gros morne—Plain of Leogane—Gressier—Petionville—Port-au-Prince —Wesleyan Mission—American ..."

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