- molinos, miguel de,
- moll flanders,
Origin of moll1
Examples from the Web for moll
Would Joe and Moll find them and force them back to a life of lovelessness, hardship, and degradation?
We learn what hath become of Moll; and how she nobly atoned for our sins.A Set of Rogues|Frank Barrett
Moll was finding vengeance and money, indeed, though she dwelt upon her accumulating possessions through eyelashes dim with tears.Mistress Nell|George C. Hazelton, Jr.
These she silently handed to the dwarf, who grasped her hand and murmured a fervent "God bless you, Moll!"
Then Moll stole down stairs, and got an a-pron-ful of po-ta-toes, while Jane got some match-es.My Treasure|Thomas W. Handford
Word Origin for moll
female proper name, shortened form of Molly, itself familiar for Mary. Used from c.1600 for "prostitute;" meaning "companion of a thief" is first recorded 1823. U.S. sense of "a gangster's girlfriend" is from 1923.