Definition of Mottoes

1. Noun. (plural of motto) ¹



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Definition of Mottoes

1. motto [n] - See also: motto

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mottoes

mottis
mottle
mottled
mottled duck
mottled ducks
mottled enamel
mottled mallard
mottled mallards
mottler
mottlers
mottles
mottling
mottlings
motto
mottoed
mottoes (current term)
mottos
mottramite
motts
motty
motu
motu proprio
motu proprios
motuca
motucas
motukoreaite
motuporin
motus
motza
motzas

Literary usage of Mottoes

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

1. Guide to Printed Books and Manuscripts Relating to English and Foreign by George Gatfield (1892)
"Book of Family Crests and mottoes, 4000 engravings printed in colours, by T. Culleton, ... On mottoes of arms, by several learned antiquaries and heralds. ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1869)
"And these united mottoes are continued un the title pages of the Magazine in 1833, ... From 1786 to ?68 the volumes bore the mottoes without the device. ..."

3. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"Prophetical mottoes inscribed in Gloucester Church. ... But I like the text better than the comment; and there is more humility in their mottoes, ..."

4. Sun Dials and Roses of Yesterday: Garden Delights which are Here Displayed by Alice Morse Earle (1902)
"INK thought cannot fail to come to all who read any considerable number of sun-dial mottoes, — a sense of their inherent refinement and grace. ..."

5. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1846)
"Observations on the Origin and History of the Badge and mottoes of Edward Prince of Wales. By Sir NICHOLAS HARRIS NICOLAS, GCMG, in a Letter addressed to ..."

6. Guide to Printed Books and Manuscripts Relating to English and Foreign by George Gatfield (1892)
"Book of Family Crests and mottoes, 4000 engravings printed in colours, by T. Culleton, ... On mottoes of arms, by several learned antiquaries and heralds. ..."

7. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1869)
"And these united mottoes are continued un the title pages of the Magazine in 1833, ... From 1786 to ?68 the volumes bore the mottoes without the device. ..."

8. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"Prophetical mottoes inscribed in Gloucester Church. ... But I like the text better than the comment; and there is more humility in their mottoes, ..."

9. Sun Dials and Roses of Yesterday: Garden Delights which are Here Displayed by Alice Morse Earle (1902)
"INK thought cannot fail to come to all who read any considerable number of sun-dial mottoes, — a sense of their inherent refinement and grace. ..."

10. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1846)
"Observations on the Origin and History of the Badge and mottoes of Edward Prince of Wales. By Sir NICHOLAS HARRIS NICOLAS, GCMG, in a Letter addressed to ..."

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