from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To have the disease called the mose: in the phrase to mose in the chine (also to mourn of the chine, where mourn is a different word from mose: see mourn).
- n. A disease of horses.
- n. A smolder of wood.
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Then he called Mose, his memory trace personality, into co-consciousness with him, narrowed his eyes until they were nearly, but not entirely shut, lest the new gorilla try to jump him despite his restraints, and had Mose reread him the last chapter ofUlysses,Molly Bloom's soliloquy, while waiting to be brought from the cell to the courthouse, where he figured to have his best chance at escaping.
"Friends," he said, "let us call Mose into the room and hear in detail his account of what he overheard."
I don't know if I should call Mose, when I go down there, my uncle or not.
"I still can't believe this is actually happening," said Vietnam veteran Richard "Mose" Mrozinski, commander of Amvets 911 and past president of Vietnam Veterans Inc., after the service.
Now "Mose" brings his Bowery Boys into our parlor, or Cromwell Judd recruits his Ironsides from the hamlets of the Kennebec.
Harry Williams, the stage manager, was an ideal "Mose" in the play of that name.
The next passenger was MOSES or "Mose," who looked as though he had been exceedingly well-cared for, being plump, fat, and extra-smart.
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"Mose," the hostess called out to the fiddler when he had rested a little while, "please to strike up the tune Pop Goes the Weasel."
"Mose" Cain, "once in grace, and always out," could be depended upon to be present on such an occasion.
"Mose," the Colonel added emphatically, "is the one person on the place who is absolutely to be trusted."
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