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- n. Archaic form of mammet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A puppet; a doll; originally, an idol, because in the Middle Ages it was generally believed that the Mohammedans worshiped images representing Mohammed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See maumet.
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"Yea," said he, "or it might better be said that she is their goddess, their mawmet, their devil, the very heart and soul of their wickedness.
Henry was the Moldwarp cursed of God's own mouth, and that they were the Dragon, the Lion, and the Wolf which should divide the realm between them, by the deviation, not divination, of that mawmet Merlin. "