Entry from British & World English dictionary
nounarchaic or dialect
- A ‘mouldwarp’, for example, is a mole, which was often used as a symbol for Richard III.
Middle English: probably from Middle Low German moldewerp, from the Germanic bases of mould3 and warp; compare with Dutch muldvarp.
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