Definition of Mallemuck

1. Noun. (obsolete) mollymawk ¹



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Definition of Mallemuck

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mallemuck

mallechos
malled
mallee
mallee bird
mallee fowl
mallee hen
malleefowl
malleefowls
mallees
mallei
malleiform
mallein
malleinization
mallemaroking
mallemoke
mallemuck (current term)
mallemucks
mallenders
malleoincudal
malleolar
malleolar articular surface of fibula
malleolar articular surface of tibia
malleolar sulcus
malleoli
malleolus
malleolus lateralis
malleolus medialis
malleotomy
malles
mallestigite

Literary usage of Mallemuck

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... a mallemuck, explained, from the I)., as 'foolish fly' or 'fool flier,' as if < D. mallen, fool, dally, + mn-g, MI), ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"mallemuck, from the German rendering of the Dutch ... 130) as mallemuck, and thereafter kept its place in English ornithological works. ..."

3. Greenland, the Adjacent Seas, and the North-west Passage to the Pacific by Bernard O'Reilly (1818)
"The ordinary length of the mallemuck is seventeen inches; the younger ones not so large. When old, they are easily known by their increased voracity, ..."

4. Greenland, the Adjacent Seas, and the North-west Passage to the Pacific by Bernard O'Reilly (1818)
"The ordinary length of the mallemuck is seventeen inches; the younger ones not so large. When old, they are easily known by their increased voracity, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Several species of albatross are known; for the smaller forms see mallemuck. ALBAY, a city and the capital of the province of Albay, Luzon, ..."

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