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  • adj. comparative form of mossy: more mossy


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  • The air smelled different than it had in Brest—earthier, mossier scents beneath the prevailing odors of engine fumes and brine.

    The Season of Risks

  • "Tumbling at a leisurely pace, you see the ancient stonework of a well, each stone growing mossier and mossier, darker with the fading light of the sun-rimmed fountain above -- the bubble caroms you gently from wall to wall, into the dusk..."

    The Image of the Undercity

  • The new cottages are finely designed, but they are too black-and-white and painty to group easily with the older, mossier buildings and the White Hart Inn, with its nobly ugly sign.

    Highways and Byways in Surrey

  • I read at the time I have just been speaking of, nearly all the new poetry as it came out, and I constantly recurred to it in its mossier sources, where it sprang from the green English ground, or trickled from the antique urns of Italy.

    My Literary Passions

  • Only its croaking was to be heard from the leaves on the mossier ground of the "elfin forests" in the highlands of Manu National Park, before German and Peruvian herpetologists discovered the tiny little thing in south-eastern Peru.


  • Paste about back in October, the tune could be a teeny bit mossier, we think, but

    Paste Magazine

  • As I ate my breakfast (a croissant and a croque mossier) in a very authentic french colonial bakery I felt that I was in a different Vietnam than before. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at


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