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  • verb archaic Simple past tense and past participle of mammock.

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Examples

  • 'Oh, I warrant, how he mammocked it!' declares a friend, and Volumnia nods approvingly: 'One on 's father's moods'.

    Shakespeare

  • I saw him run after a gilded butterfly; and when he caught it, he let it go again; and after it again; and over and over he comes, and up again; catched it again: or whether his fall enraged him, or how ’twas, he did so set his teeth and tear it; O! I warrant, how he mammocked it!

    Act I. Scene III. Coriolanus

  • I saw him run after a gilded butterfly: and when he caught it, he let it go again; and after it again; and over and over he comes, and again; catched it again; or whether his fall enraged him, or how 'twas, he did so set his teeth and tear it; O, I warrant it, how he mammocked it!

    Coriolanus

  • “Can’t get away if we’re mammocked up in a ditch.”

    A Bad Day’s Work

  • I saw him run after a gilded butterfly: and when he caught it, he let it go again; and after it again; and over and over he comes, and again; catched it again; or whether his fall enraged him, or how ’twas, he did so set his teeth and tear it; O, I warrant it, how he mammocked it!

    The Tragedy of Coriolanus

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