Meaning of MORSE in English


/mawrs/ , n. Eccles.

an ornamented metal clasp or brooch for fastening a cope in front.

[ 1375-1425; late ME mors morsus fastening, lit., act of biting, equiv. to mord ( ere ) to bite + -tus, suffix of v. action ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .