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moz

mozz

noun Australian slang, obsolete
  1. a hoodoo; hex
  2. put the moz on to jinx
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Word Origin

short for mozzle, from Hebrew mazzal luck
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Historical Examples

  • His charger was a goodly sized wasp, whose name was Formosa, commonly shortened into the nickname of "Moz."

    Old Farm Fairies:

    Henry Christopher McCook

  • The sting of my Moz is mortal; but for several days, perhaps weeks, Cteniza will be just as you see her.

    Old Farm Fairies:

    Henry Christopher McCook