Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of mammock.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mammock.

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Examples

  • It is truly an affecting sight to see the very table of rich people laid before them, who keep them cooks and caterers to furnish them with dead corpses for their daily fare; but it is yet more affecting to see it taken away, for the mammocks remaining are more than that which was eaten.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Wamba; ` ` but mine are scarce fit to make mammocks of freestone and mortar. ''

    Ivanhoe

  • The people take their religion from their minister "by scraps and mammocks, as he dispenses it in his Sunday's dole"; and "the superstitious man by his good will is an atheist, but being scared from thence by the pangs and gripes of a boiling conscience, all in a pudder shuffles up to himself such a God and such a worship as is most agreeable to remedy his fear."

    Milton

  • "We have nothing else to tear it with," replied Wamba; "but mine are scarce fit to make mammocks of freestone and mortar."

    Ivanhoe. A Romance

  • "We have nothing else to tear it with," replied Wamba; "but mine are scarce fit to make mammocks of freestone and mortar."

    Ivanhoe

  • “but mine are scarce fit to make mammocks of freestone and mortar.”

    Ivanhoe

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