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moll

[mawl] /mɔl/
adjective, German.
1.
(in music) written in a minor key; minor.
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British Dictionary definitions for mollest

moll

/mɒl/
noun (slang)
1.
the female accomplice of a gangster
2.
a prostitute
Word Origin
C17: from Moll, familiar form of Mary
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Word Origin and History for mollest
moll
1567, female name, shortened form of Molly, itself familiar for Mary. Used from 1604 for "prostitute;" meaning "companion of a thief" is first recorded 1823. U.S. sense of "a gangster's girlfriend" is from 1923.
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Slang definitions & phrases for mollest

moll

noun
  1. A woman (1700s+ British)
  2. A prostitute (1604+)
  3. A criminal's woman companion, accomplice, girlfriend, etc; gun moll (1823+)

[fr Molly, nickname for Mary]


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