Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Filled with motes, or fine floating dust.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Filled with motes, or fine floating dust.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing motes; abounding in motes.

Etymologies

mote +‎ -ed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Well, master took 'is motor-car, an' moted 'ere an' there,

    Songs of Action

  • Halman's only advantage after being 'moted' was the home ballpark where routine fly balls to right field are doubles and homers.

    Prospect Insider

  • There were an empty dynamite box and a half-dozen beer bottles moted with dust in one corner, and I remembered the seismograph company that had used the houseboat as a storage shack for their explosives two years ago.

    The Convict and Other Stories

  • A plane I could fly with a moted control, he says, breaking my reverie.

    Hollywood Savage

  • In the heady days when Hamish had been pro\expndtw2 moted to sergeant before being demoted, Willie had been \expndtw-1 his police constable but had fallen in love with a relative of \expndtw6 the restaurant owner, had married her and had left the \expndtw-6 force. \cf0\expndtw0\par

    Poem About Never Growing Up

  • Hogarth pro­moted native English artists, like himself, over imported contin­ental tal­ent.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • While modern styles of art were prohibited, the Nazis actively pro­moted paintings and sculptures that were narrowly traditional in manner and that exalted the True Blood and Soil values of racial pur­ity, nationalism, mil­itarism, health and obedience.

    Degenerate Art Exhibition, Munich 1937

  • It had been very warm, but was now cooling, the shade of the western building-line shadowing the roadway, a moted, wine-like air filling the street.

    The Titan

  • The Mahrkagir took my chin in one hand, studying my face, his dilated gaze lingering on my moted left eye.

    Kushiel's Avatar

  • He let me into a high-beamed hallway reception area; from the lofty windows arms of moted light reached down to a floor laid with a threadbare and uneven blue carpet.

    Walls of Silence

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