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Origin of mote1
OTHER WORDS FROM motemotey, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH motemoat, mote .
Words nearby mote
Definition for mote (2 of 2)
verb, past moste [mohst]. /moʊst/. Archaic.
Origin of mote2
Example sentences from the Web for mote
In threatening to tear the mote from his eye, what about a certain obstruction in mine?The Chauffeur and the Chaperon|C. N. Williamson
But he should let the deer pass and go to the fues, and there blow a mote, and rechace and rally upon the fues.The Master of Game|Second Duke of York, Edward
This should be done with a firm and steady hand, and will often bring out the mote.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
He perceives the mote of Arcadianism even in “the light that never was on sea or land.”The Art of Letters|Robert Lynd
And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism|Joseph Stump