- the common European mole, Talpa europaea.
Origin of moldwarp
Examples from the Web for moldwarp
Historical Examples of moldwarp
Thus ended my second day's work at the library of Moldwarp Hall.
His mother and sister, he said, had been invited to Moldwarp Hall.
It also may have once belonged to the armoury of Moldwarp Hall.
One day as we were walking together over the fields, I told him the whole story of the loss of the weapon at Moldwarp Hall.
By the time she drew rein and allowed me to get alongside of her once more, we were in sight: of Moldwarp Hall.
Word Origin and History for moldwarp
also mouldwarp, early 14c., moldewarp, from Proto-Germanic *moldo-worpo(n)-, literally "earth-thrower," from to Old English molde "earth, soil" (see mole (2) + weorpan "to throw" (see warp (v.)). Common Germanic, cf. Old Saxon moldwerp, Dutch mulworp, Norwegian moldvarp, Danish muldvarp, Old High German multwurf, German Maulwurf (influenced by Maul "mouth").