(of a cross) having arms of equal length, split and curved back at the ends, used especially as the cadency mark of an eighth son: a cross moline.
Other definitions for Moline (2 of 2)
a city in NW Illinois, on the Mississippi.
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How to use moline in a sentence
moline stood up, pulled up his shirt, stuck the .22 under his belt and said, "Get the door, bro."
moline looked at the front door, then asked, "Why you running Jasmine down my street?"
moline bent over him, "Next time, we ain't playing no pattycake."
Her father had come from moline, Illinois, to take a position as manager of a new pulley manufactory which was just starting.The "Genius" | Theodore Dreiser
The Mill-rind or Fer-de-moline is, of course, as its name implies, the iron from the centre of a grindstone.A Complete Guide to Heraldry | Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
Many of them I also served afterwards on the way to moline and Minnesota.Reminiscences | Hans Mattson
The "cross moline" is so named from resemblance to the moline, or crossed iron, in the center of the upper millstone.The Worship of the Church | Jacob A. Regester
The "cross recercel" resembles the cross moline, but with its floriations more expanded.The Worship of the Church | Jacob A. Regester
British Dictionary definitions for moline
heraldry (of a cross) having arms of equal length, forked and curved back at the ends
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