from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Ocracoke Island, North Carolina To harass; bother. See Note at Ocracoke Island.
Alteration of dialectal mammock, to tear, botch up, from archaic mammock, a scrap.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
(for a piece of something), and "mommuck" (meaning to bother) that hadn't been heard since Shakespeare put away his quill.