mammock

[ mam-uh k ]
/ ˈmæm ək /
British Dialect

noun

a fragment; scrap.

verb (used with object)

to break, tear, or cut into fragments; shred.

Origin of mammock

First recorded in 1520–30; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for mammock

mammock

/ (ˈmæmək) dialect /

noun

a fragment

verb

(tr) to tear or shred

Word Origin for mammock

C16: of unknown origin
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