2. Verb. (third-person singular of mammock) ¹
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Definition of Mammocks
1. mammock [v] - See also: mammock
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mammocks
Literary usage of Mammocks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary of Provincial Words Used in Herefordshire and Some of the by George Cornewall Lewis (1839)
"To MAKE THE DOOR, va to shut or fasten the door. mammocks, s. ... mammocks seems to be connected with the same root as the German zermalmen ; concerning ..."
2. Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases by Anne Elizabeth Baker (1854)
"Todd gives various examples, to which the following may be added: Salt with thy knife then reach to and take, Thy bread cut faire, and no mammocks make. ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
"Mumble. To eat with seeming indifference as if from want of appetite or disrelish of food. A dimin. of Mumble, by change of vowel. mammocks. ..."
4. A Glossary of Words Used in East Anglia by Walter Rye, Robert Forby (1895)
"Mamble. To eat with seeming indifference as if from want of appetite or disrelish of food. A dimin. of Mumble, by change of vowel. mammocks. ..."
5. The Hallamshire Glossary by Joseph Hunter (1829)
"Bread may be cut into mammocks, or broken into mammocks. Shakespeare uses the word as a verb: " He did so set his teeth and tare it, O, I warrant how he ..."