from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To do anything clumsily or ineffectually; botch.
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"The moffle is a Japanese snack that's exactly what the portmanteau word adds up to-mochi plus waffle.
Cubes of mochi (glutinous rice that's been pounded into a paste) are plopped into a waffle iron (or custom moffle irons in Japan).
Now today, after making the waffles in the above post, I decided to go for this moffle thing, too, to satisfy my curiosity.
Next time I'm going to buy some thin rice cakes for mochi-shabu and make moffle sandwich with