Origin of mote1
OTHER WORDS FROM motemotey, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH motemoat, mote
Words nearby mote
Other definitions for mote (2 of 2)
Origin of mote2
How to use mote in a sentence
Cast the beam from thine eye before noticing the mote in that of thy neighbour.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
"You see the mote in your brother's eye, but not the beam in your own," said Nicolai Egeland, appropriately.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
Or how sayest thou to thy brother: Let me cast the mote out of thy eye; and behold a beam is in thy own eye?
Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thy own eye, and then shalt thou see to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.
The chinks were red with the outer glow, and a stream of mote-laden sunlight, aslant, came in at the companionway.The Cruise of the Shining Light|Norman Duncan