Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A freeing from moss.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A freeing from moss.

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  • noun obsolete, rare The removal of moss.

Etymologies

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Latin emuscare to clear from moss; e out + muscus moss.

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  • Removal of moss.

    January 14, 2008

  • Wow! Who knew we needed this word? ;-)

    January 14, 2008

  • As a boy, I spent an afternoon removing a thick, probably centuries-old layer of moss from a large bluff, which landed me in hot water with my father who was never a believer in emuscation.

    January 15, 2008

  • Hmm. I'll have to check with my father on this. I've never heard him express an opinion one way or another. (We didn't have much moss where we grew up.)

    January 15, 2008

  • How else would you prepare the stones to roll?

    January 15, 2008