[ mam-uhk ]
/ ˈmæm ək /
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a fragment; scrap.
verb (used with object)
to break, tear, or cut into fragments; shred.
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Origin of mammock
First recorded in 1520–30; origin uncertain
Words nearby mammock
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Example sentences from the Web for mammock
The Gloucestershire peasants frequently use the word mammock, which they pronounce "mommock."
British Dictionary definitions for mammock
/ (ˈmæmək) dialect /
(tr) to tear or shred
Word Origin for mammock
C16: of unknown origin
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