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 Morgue la Faye,Moriso’nianism. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Moribund.
 
Declining; in a dying state; on its last legs. Turkey is called a moribund state. Institutions on the decline are called moribund. Applied to institutions, commercial companies, states, etc. (Latin, moribundus, ready to die.)   1
 


 Morgue la Faye,Moriso’nianism. 

 
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