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mouldwarp Line breaks: mould|warp
Pronunciation: /ˈməʊldwɔːp/
(also mouldywarp or mouldiwarp)

Definition of mouldwarp in English:

noun

archaic or , dialect
A mole (animal).
Example sentences
  • A ‘mouldwarp’, for example, is a mole, which was often used as a symbol for Richard III.

Origin

Middle English: probably from Middle Low German moldewerp, from the Germanic bases of mould3 and warp; compare with Dutch muldvarp.

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