Moteyest

moity

[moi-tee]
adjective, moitier, moitiest.
full of moits.
Also, motey.


Origin:
1875–80; moit + -y1

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mote

1 [moht]
noun
1.
a small particle or speck, especially of dust.
2.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English, Old English mot speck; cognate with Dutch mot grit, sawdust, Norwegian mutt speck

motey, adjective
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mote1 (məʊt)
 
n
a tiny speck
 
[Old English mot; compare Middle Dutch mot grit, Norwegian mutt speck]

mote2 (məʊt)
 
vb , past moste
archaic (takes an infinitive without to) may or might
 
[Old English mōt, first person singular present tense of mōtan to be allowed]

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Word Origin & History

mote
"particle of dust," O.E. mot, of unknown origin; perhaps related to Du. mot "dust from turf, sawdust, grit." Many references are to Matt. vii.3.
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Mote definition


(Gr. karphos, something dry, hence a particle of wood or chaff, etc.). A slight moral defect is likened to a mote (Matt. 7:3-5; Luke 6:41, 42).

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