noun, plural mo·lies. Classical Mythology.
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“Moly,” the gods call it, and very hard it is for mortal man to find.Stories of the Old world|Alfred John Church
Every time my boys read "Odysseus" or the story of Ulysses with me we read or learn "Moly."
The mandrake, like the moly, the magical herb of the Odyssey, is ‘hard for men to dig.’
"Moly" (mo'ly), by Edith M. Thomas (1850-), in the best possible presentation of the value of integrity.
Twelve hundred years after Homer, the inhabitants of Cappadocia are said to have called rue ‘moly.’