- John Raleigh,1865–1955, U.S. religious leader: Nobel Peace Prize 1946.
- Lucretia Coffin,1793–1880, U.S. social reformer: advocate of women's rights.
- Sir Nev·ill Francis [nev-uh l] /ˈnɛv əl/, 1905–96, British physicist: developer of solid-state circuitry; Nobel Prize 1977.
- a grove or clump of trees in prairie land or open country.
Origin of motte
1830–40, Americanism; < Mexican Spanish mata; Spanish: grove, plantation, perhaps < Late Latin matta mat1
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Examples from the Web for mott
Mott, Stanton, Stone, Anthony—not one retraced her footsteps.
She too understood what was meant by the words that Mott had "got his."
Mott, the engineers, 97 and Morgan had a separate table of their own aft.
You will admit there is no harm in going prepared, Mr. Mott?
Mr. Mott is done for, I am afraid, but the rest of our friends are probably all right.
- history a natural or man-made mound on which a castle was erected
C14: see moat
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