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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The removal of moss.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A freeing from moss.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A freeing from moss.


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


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  • How else would you prepare the stones to roll?

    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

  • 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

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

    January 14, 2008

  • Removal of moss.

    January 14, 2008