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Moline

[moh-leen]
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noun
  1. a city in NW Illinois, on the Mississippi.
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Examples from the Web for molines

Historical Examples

  • I dreamed not that Molines was—well,—he died peacefully and I will not disturb his rest.

    Standish of Standish

    Jane G. Austin

  • There was a family tradition of a castle, Molyneux or Molines, in Normandy.

  • "Mistress Molines a word with you," began he with an unconscious imperiousness that at once aroused the girl's rebellious spirit.

    Standish of Standish

    Jane G. Austin

  • Mr. Molines and his friend sat smoking on a moss-grown rock by the bank of the stream.


British Dictionary definitions for molines

moline

adjective
  1. heraldry (of a cross) having arms of equal length, forked and curved back at the ends

Word Origin

C16: probably from Anglo-French moliné, from molin mill 1, referring to the arms curved back like the ends of a mill-rind
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