Molla

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Molla a Mohammedan title of respect for a learned or religious person: a judge of Moslem law.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Turk. and Pers., from Ar. maulā.

Usage

In literature:

I tink um die pretty soon to-molla.
"Moran of the Lady Letty" by Frank Norris
A "mufti" is an expounder, a "molla" or "mollah" a superior judge, of the sacred Moslem law.
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2" by George Gordon Byron
However, Molla did and came off the court swearing.
"Pieces of Hate" by Heywood Broun
A hit at the vain and covetous Mollas.
"The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam" by Omar Khayyam
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In news:

Molla Takele, left, and Kiel Renick collect trash along the Front Street stairway as part of The Glory Hole's new work program for shelter residents.
Jordi Molla in talks for 'Riddick'.
People affected by Hurricane Sandy look through donated clothing outside St Gianna Beretta Molla Church in Northfield, N.J. CNS photo by Bob Roller.
Today Mark talks with Professor Molla and Daniel Agosta about radon gas.
On her feast day, why St Gianna Beretta Molla offers a much better model for life.
Published between 1906 and 1930, Molla Nasreddin was a satirical Azeri magazine edited by the writer Jalil Mammadguluzadeh (1866-1932), and named after Nasreddin, the legendary Sufi wise man-cum-fool of the Middle Ages.
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In science:

Also, when trying to reproduce the Ca underabundance with chemoevolutionary models, extremely short formation timescales (∼ 107 yr), extremely flat IMFs (x ∼ 0.3) (Moll´a & Garc´ıa-Vargas 2000) or metallicitydependent supernova yields (Worthey 1998) are required.
The puzzlingly large Ca II triplet absorption in dwarf elliptical galaxies
Mercedes Molla described galactic chemical evolution models with a new set of yields for carbon and nitrogen, and Amanda Karakas discussed the production of aluminium (including 26Al) and heavy magnesium isotopes in AGB stars.
Summary Talk
Here we use the phenotypic marker, IC 50 [Molla et al. (1996)], to quantify agent-specific drug susceptibility.
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
For analysis, we used the phenotype marker, IC 50 [Molla et al. (1996)], to quantify agent-specific drug resistance.
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
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