Middle English Dictionary Entry

mǒunt n.(1)
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(a) A mountain or hill; also fig.; pl. mountains, mountainous region; mountain range; ~ joie, mount of joy, highest bliss; bi mount(es, among the mountains; (b) the Alps; -- pl. & coll.; (c) in names: ~ (of) olivete, ~ (of) sinai, ~ parnassus, etc.; (d) ~ sion, a plant; prob. marsh watercress (Nasturtium palustre) or fool's watercress (Apium nodiflorum); (e) palm. one of the fleshy mounds on the palm of the hand.