• Terrestrial Globe of Herman Moll, 1705
    Terrestrial Globe of Herman Moll, 1705
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n moll the girlfriend of a gangster
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Moll (Mus) Minor; in the minor mode; as, A moll, that is, A minor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n moll A familiar form of the feminine name
    • n moll [l. c] A female companion not bound by ties of marriage, but often a life-mate: a word in common use among navvies, costermongers, and the like.
    • moll In music, minor: as, C moll, or C minor.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Moll mol a familiar form of Mary: a concubine.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
G., fr. L. mollis, soft, tender, elegiac. Cf. Molle


In literature:

The question naturally arises, Was "Old Moll" Mr. Woodbury's wife?
"The Olden Time Series, Vol. 4: Quaint and Curious Advertisements" by Henry M. Brooks
Let it be an agreement that you praise my Poll, and I'll praise your Moll.
"The Lonely Island" by R.M. Ballantyne
Mother Moll, the settlement witch, would tell her if Daddy Skinner were in danger.
"Tess of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
Madcap Moll tossed her curls.
"Terribly Intimate Portraits" by Noël Coward
I called Abram and asked him if he hadn't better saddle old Moll and ride over and see if he couldn't help whoever was in trouble.
"Aunt Jane of Kentucky" by Eliza Calvert Hall
Nell Gwynne and Moll Davis were noted for the dancing of Jigs.
"The Works of Aphra Behn" by Aphra Behn
Yes, I do know just hereabout of two Or three folk that have learnt what Moll can do.
"The Children's Garland from the Best Poets" by Various
It set me thinking about what a moll the fellow was in that cave business.
"The Kopje Garrison" by George Manville Fenn
At the date of this picture, it is thought he had been succeeded by his widow, Moll King, also of scandalous repute.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
MOLL and Gayot, on cattle, i.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
The Queen felt that she had every right to find out what von Moll's men were doing.
"The Island Mystery" by George A. Birmingham
She found Mrs. Cavendish just finishing her nice breakfast with Aunt Moll in attendance upon her.
"Victor's Triumph" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Moll, Joseph, 132, 137.
"Violence and the Labor Movement" by Robert Hunter
Are they like to take dust like mistress Moll's picture?
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
As she rushed out upon the terrace, she called Moll reprovingly; and, in an instant, Moll was at her side.
"Mistress Nell" by George C. Hazelton, Jr.
Sailors' stories, to gratify the melodramatic ears of Moll and Poll and Sue!
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
I am a student of Lombroso and Molle and the Englishman Ellis.
"Command" by William McFee
She's Hands McCaffery's moll.
""And That's How It Was, Officer"" by Ralph Sholto
But, "Here's my own opinion," With a little laugh, cries Moll.
"Harper's Round Table, April 30, 1895" by Various
By Dr. ALBERT MOLL (Berlin).
"The History of the European Fauna" by R. F. Scharff

In poetry:

Oh--'twas blear-eyed Moll
The collier woman,--a great ugly woman,
I've heard of her.
"English Eclogues II - The Grandmother's Tale" by Robert Southey
"Pazzi e poeti--sono sinonimi!
"Tu della Musa--ti lagni, il ciglio
"Ancor molle hai di pianto....
"Ed hai creato un canto!
"Anacreonte" by Ferdinando Fontana
I dare say Meg or Moll would take
Pity upon you, if you'd ask:
And pray don't remain single for my sake
Who can't perform the task.
"No, Thank You John" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Jim was known the dames as 'Big Boy,
Of Molls, he had six of the best,
With six it was heaven... he could have had seven,
But on Sunday he needed a rest.
"A Tale Of The Rockies" by Billy Bennett
Pat Murphy's boy Tim, that married Moll Casey,
Lives on the Barcoo that's away in the bush.
Himself and the wife, why they lived mighty aisy,
Till one day on Tim, oh, the blacks they did rush.
"Paddy's Letter, 1857" by Anonymous Oceania
But Frank must home, and dine, and be prepared
Service to do with Moll; for old and young,
His neighbours round, from village and from farm
Invited, hold this night upon the lawn
The Annual Strawberry Feast of Sylvan Lodge.
"Fitte The Second" by Thomas Aird

In news:

Moll Demoted For Packers' Season Finale.
It looks like Tony Moll is out of the starting job in Green Bay.
Moll benched, Colledge to right tackle.
Mexico President Helps Open Moll Facility Nov 21, 2005 Printable format Email this Article Search.
Michele Elizabeth Moll and Peter John "Mark" Markow III were married in a 6 pm ceremony June 12, 2004, at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston.
And Thomas Allen Moll of Fort Smith, Ark.
Packers' Tony Moll Gets Tryout at RT.
Tony Moll was supposed to be a project when the Green Bay Packers took him in the fifth round of the 2006 draft.
Fort Wayne (Indiana's NewsCenter)- He was key part of the Komets championship run but Bryant Molle won't be back for another season with the Orange and Black.
Ryan Moll of Rumpelstiltskin Grinder Takes the Oath.
Justin Moll, vice president, US market development, Pixus Technologies,
University of Toledo senior linebacker Dan Molls has been named Capital One first-team Academic All-America by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Molls, who leads the nation with 166 tackles, has a 3.61 grade-point average in exercise science.
Now that Foo Fighters' James Moll-directed doc Back and Forth has won the Grammy for best longform video, frontman Dave Grohl is getting behind the camera for his own passion project.
USS Cape St George, Kenneth Moll, US Navy, Getty Images.

In science:

M. Moll, "Radiation damage and annealing in view of QA aspects," presented at the 1ST workshop on quality assurance issues in silicon detectors, CERN, May 2001.
Characterization of Prototype BTeV Silicon Pixel Sensors Before and After Irradiation
Moll, R. Puzniak, F. Balakirev, K. Rogacki, J. Karpinski, N. D. Zhigadlo, and B.
Interplay of composition, structure, magnetism, and superconductivity in SmFeAs1-xPxO1-y
Moll, ”Elliptic Curves”, Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Relativistic Orbits and the Zeros of $\wp(\Theta)$
So far ram-pressure stripping (Domainko et al. 2006), quiescent and starburst-driven winds (Kapferer et al. 2006), galaxy interactions (Kapferer et al. 2005) and AGN outflows (Moll et al. 2006) have been taken into account – all of them can be switched and on and off individually.
Metal Enrichment in the Intra-Cluster Medium
Moll, “Hot carriers in Si and Ge Detectors,” J.
Correlation effects in sequential energy branching: an exact model of the Fano statistics
We are grateful to Rainer Moll and Bj ¨orn Malte Sch ¨afer for usefull discussions and support with many valuable numerical gadgets.
Bayesian power-spectrum inference for Large Scale Structure data
IDSIA is a joint institute of both University of Lugano (USI) and University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), and was founded in 1988 by the Dalle Molle Foundation which promoted quality of life.
Fast Image Scanning with Deep Max-Pooling Convolutional Neural Networks
Moll, Irresistible Integrals: Symbolics, Analysis, and Experiments in the Evaluation of Integrals, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2004. 2. A. J.
A Faster Product for Pi and a New Integral for ln(Pi/2)
Moll, The evaluation of Tornheim double sums. I, J.
Generators for Vector Spaces Consisting of Double Zeta Values with Even Weight
Gambardella, and W. J. Gutjahr, "Metaheuristics in Stochastic Combinatorial Optimization: a Survey," TechReport: Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence, 2006. S. C.
Strategic Positioning in Tactical Scenario Planning
Mollá, Ferrini & Díaz (1996), Mollá, Ferrini & Díaz (1997), and Mollá & Díaz (2005) presented a grid of CEMs and compared their results with several galaxies, including M33.
Outside-in stellar formation in the spiral galaxy M33?
Mollá and collaborators reproduced reasonably well the O/H abundances in comparing with the observations by Kwitter & Aller (1981) and Vílchez et al. (1988), but they failed ton reproduce the Mgas (r).
Outside-in stellar formation in the spiral galaxy M33?
Magrini et al. (2007a) used a generalization of the multi-phase model by Ferrini et al. (1992). Their best model assumes an infall rate on the disk almost constant in time, a SFR prescription as Mollá & Díaz (2005) and a two power law IMF, analogous to the IMF by Kroupa, Tout & Gilmore (1993).
Outside-in stellar formation in the spiral galaxy M33?