mausetot

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German mursdōd, interpreting mu(r)s (suddenly, entirely) as Mūs (mouse) (modern German Maus) through folk etymology. Compare Dutch morsdood.

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Adjective[edit]

mausetot (not comparable)

  1. stone dead, dead as a dodo, dead as a doornail

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