Origin of molt
OTHER WORDS FROM moltmolter, noun
How to use molt in a sentence
BORN THIS WEEK Natalie Portman (June 9, 1981) The molting one herself is a Gemini ruled by winged Mercury.
I could bear the cage myself, I'd learned to do that; but I didn't want another she‑bird molting around.The Silver Butterfly|Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
The molting season had not yet arrived, nor would she have shed all these feathers at the same moment.Bird Lore, Volume I--1899|Various
The specimens were molting (3-4 P old) into winter plumage and showed little or no subcutaneous fat.Vertebrates from the Barrier Island of Tamaulipas, Mxico|Robert K Selander
He thinks this seems to indicate that Loons lose the ability to fly during molting, as do the Anseres.
A certain melting and molten and molting lady had told him that he had poet's eyes like Julian Street's and was almost as witty.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes