Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of moble.
  • adj. with the head wrapped up or muffled

Etymologies

From moble. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She lies laid out in stark stiffness in that secondbest bed, the mobled queen, even though you prove that a bed in those days was as rare as a motorcar is now and that its carvings were the wonder of seven parishes.

    Ulysses

  • Young painters found her mobled in the fogs, and bank-clerks, versed in the writings of Mr. Hamerton, were heard to declare, as they sped home from the City, that the Underground Railway was beautiful from London Bridge to Westminster, but not from Sloane Square to Notting Hill Gate.

    The Works of Max Beerbohm

  • As this scene is mobled in the aforesaid mists of antiquity, I cannot vouch for the details.

    Yet Again

  • -- She lies laid out in stark stiffness in that secondbest bed, the mobled queen, even though you prove that a bed in those days was as rare as a motorcar is now and that its carvings were the wonder of seven parishes.

    Ulysses

  • But who, O, who had seen the mobled queen 'Run barefoot up and down, threatening the flames With bisson rheum; a clout upon that head Where late the diadem stood

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  • And then, perhaps the greatest of all your errors is this: instead of arranging your matter first, and then elaborating the diction, you find some out-of-the-way word, or are captivated by one of your own invention, and try to build up your meaning round it; if you cannot get it in somehow or other, though it may have nothing to do with the matter, you are inconsolable; do you remember the _mobled queen_ you let off the other day?

    Works of Lucian of Samosata — Volume 02

  • - therefore, when you say I 'pin' you down, you use an expression which is, like the 'mobled queen' in Hamlet, good.

    God's Good Man

  • "the mobled queen" is good; we do not let our vanity keep such a strict look-out upon Nature; she will not desert us, if we follow her modes, -- which we must do with all the art and fine tact we can acquire and command, not only in order to gain the minute beauties, but to compass the great whole.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 20, June, 1859

  • II. ii.525 (226,9) _the mobled queen] Mobled signifies _huddled, grossly covered_.

    Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies

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