Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A shapeless piece; a chunk; a fragment.
- To tear in pieces; maul: mangle; mumble.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A shapeless piece; a fragment.
- v. obsolete To tear to pieces.
- From mam (of obscure origin) + -ock (“diminutive suffix”). (Wiktionary)
“None seem wholly dead words except the following eighteen: To _mammock_, tear; _mell_, meddle; _mose_, mourn; _micher_, truant; _mome_, fool;”
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Inspired by fbharjo (see spitchcock).
"Luciferous Logolepsy is a collection of over 9,000 obscure English words. Though the definition of an 'English' word might seem to be straightforward, it is not. There exist so many adopted, deriv...
I enjoy collecting words, for I have no fear of them ever running out.
Oddments culled from my "main" lists that belong in a display cabinet of their own, plus sundry other curiosities. :-)
A play by William Shakespeare.
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