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mouldwarp

mouldywarp (ˈməʊldɪˌwɔːp)

/ (ˈməʊldˌwɔːp) /
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noun
an archaic or dialect name for a mole 1 (def. 1)
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Word Origin for mouldwarp

C14 moldewarpe; ultimately from Germanic moldeworpon (unattested) earth-thrower, from moldā mould ³ + wurp, werp to throw (both unattested)
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