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mammock

[mam-uh k] /ˈmæm ək/
noun
1.
a fragment; scrap.
verb (used with object)
2.
to break, tear, or cut into fragments; shred.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for mammock

mammock

/ˈmæmək/
noun
1.
a fragment
verb
2.
(transitive) to tear or shred
Word Origin
C16: of unknown origin
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