Definition of Mawmetry

1. n. The religion of Mohammed; also, idolatry. See Mawmet.



Definition of Mawmetry

1. Noun. (obsolete) The religion of Mohammed; Islam. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) idolatry ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mawmetry

1. mammetry [n MAWMETRIES] - See also: mammetry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mawmetry

mawkin
mawkins
mawkish
mawkishly
mawkishness
mawkishnesses
mawks
mawky
mawle
mawles
mawlid
mawlids
mawmenny
mawmet
mawmetries
mawmetry (current term)
mawmets
mawmish
mawn
mawned
mawning
mawnings
mawns
mawpus
mawpuses
mawr
mawrs
maws
mawseed
mawseeds

Literary usage of Mawmetry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Psalter: Or Psalms of David and Certain Canticles by Richard Rolle, Henry Ramsden Bramley (1884)
"mawmetry is when any man gifis the luf til any ... for///i all mawmetry aghe to cese in men. that herd syon. ..."

2. Legends of the holy rood: Symbols of the passion and cross-poems. In Old by Richard Morris (1871)
"... And forsake all J>i mawmetry, pat J>ou and J>i folk yn afly, •"**' And turn J>e unto ... all thy ' mawmetry,' and turn to Jesus Christ and be baptized. ..."

3. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1843)
"... this became in Western Europe a common name for any idol or false god, and mawmetry signified in general idolatry or heathenism ; line 11, ..."

4. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1853)
"... a common name for any idol or false god, and mawmetry signified in general idolatry or heathenism ; line 11, ..."

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