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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of mosey.

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Examples

  • He just kind of moseyed in, said I guess we could get the kids on the school bus at 6: 30 and then take it like it was supposed to be planned.

    CNN Transcript Sep 28, 2007

  • Connor "moseyed" accordingly, and kept on "moseying" until he reached the back of the building, and there, standing upright against the rear wall, was the barrel, and beside it, mounted on a chair, a putty-faced boy, a stranger to Tom, who was busy boring a hole in the top of it.

    The Boys of Crawford's Basin The Story of a Mountain Ranch in the Early Days of Colorado

  • They made a ring, "moseyed" into it, and no cool man -- one who had the least sympathy for his tabernacle -- would have taken the knocks, kicks, bites, gougings, battings, etc., that were given and received by those two duelists for a trifle.

    Fisher's River (North Carolina) Scenes and Characters

  • With such aspiring feelings as the above, our Stewart's Creek hero "moseyed" off, "three sheets in the breeze," to one of Parson Bellow's night meetings.

    Fisher's River (North Carolina) Scenes and Characters

  • Our dog Lint moseyed over and lay on my feet, as if trying to back me, as if to say, “How could you ask her that?”

    Amaryllis in Blueberry

  • Coffee cup in hand, Wyatt moseyed on down to the barn, put his coffee cup on a shelf inside the barn next to two other coffee cups.

    A Light at Winter’s End

  • After reading the article, I moseyed over to Mr. Verrone's website, and enjoyed this tiny likeness of Dr. Martin Luther King (Verrone sculpts other historic persons, too, not just presidents).

    Boing Boing

  • To us --- to me anyway --- for the time we moseyed the dusty streets of Ghost Town, Marshall Wild Windy Bill McKay was as real a lawman as Wyatt Earp and Wild Bill Hickcock.

    Buffalo Bill! The thrill of my life to have invented you!

  • Who moseyed up to the commission to pitch for the business and then worked on the account?

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • I could have gotten bent with him not only not fixing the toilet but letting it run while he slowly moseyed his way around, but that would have just made him shut down and get all hurt, and then it'd be like pulling teeth to get any work out of him.

    Meanwhile, Back At The Ranch...

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