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Definition: Mount of piety
(mount), n. [OE. munt, mont, mount, AS. munt, fr.
L. mons, montis; cf. L. minae protections, E. eminent,
menace: cf. F. mont. Cf. Mount
, v., Mountain
1. A mass of earth, or earth and rock, rising considerably
above the common surface of the surrounding land; a
mountain; a high hill; -- used always instead of mountain,
when put before a proper name; as, Mount Washington;
otherwise, chiefly in poetry.
2. A bulwark for offense or defense; a mound. [Obs.]
Hew ye down trees, and cast a mount against
Jerusalem. --Jer. vi. 6.
3. [See Mont de pi['e]t['e]
.] A bank; a fund.
4. (Palmistry) Any one of seven fleshy prominences in the
palm of the hand which are taken as significant of the
influence of “planets,”
and called the mounts of
Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, the Moon, Saturn, the Sun or
Apollo, and Venus.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Mount of piety
. See Mont de pi['e]t['e]