mollie

Definitions

  • Molly Pitcher
    Molly Pitcher
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mollie popular aquarium fish
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Author Margaret Wolfe Hungerford, who sometimes wrote under the name "The Duchess," observed in her novel "Molly Bawn" that "beauty is in the eye of the beholder." The phrase has passed into the English language.
    • n Mollie A meeting of ship-captains held on board one of several whaling-ships when ice-bound in company. See the quotation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mollie mol′i a meeting and carousal on board one ship of the sailors belonging to several whaling-ships ice-bound in company—an abbreviation of Mallemaroking
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Mallemuck, the fulmar petrel.

Usage

In literature:

It's all right, Molly, when there's a big push.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
Will you show me as far as Broadway, Molly?
"Stories of Many Lands" by Grace Greenwood
A settler, a fisherman named Matt Abrahamson, and his daughter Molly, found Tom.
"Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates" by Howard I. Pyle
La Touche rose at him, among them Miss Molly Mackinder in the front row with the notables.
"Northern Lights" by Gilbert Parker
Molly's father left his old home, and Molly went with him, far away.
"What the Moon Saw: and Other Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
All things change; Molly's father left his old home, and Molly went with him far away.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
Molly began by winding her arm about her friend's shoulders and kissing her warmly.
"A Woman's Will" by Anne Warner
Such a character as Molly Pierrepont was an exclusive luxury for gentlemen.
"Hanover; Or The Persecution of the Lowly" by David Bryant Fulton
I guess if that don't bring Miss Molly Breckenridge to time, nothing will.
"Dorothy's Triumph" by Evelyn Raymond
Molly would be back in a minute, she was sure.
"Rose O'Paradise" by Grace Miller White
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In poetry:

LITTLE Molly and Damon
Are walking so far,
For they're going to see
Their kind Grandmamma.
"Going To See Grandmamma" by Kate Greenaway
O Mollie, I would I possessed such a heart;
It enchants me--so gentle and true;
I would I possessed all its magical art,
Then, Mollie, I would enchant you.
"To Mollie" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
Now I never prayed before, but I fell upon my knees,
And I prayed as never any preacher prayed;
And Mollie always said that it broke the fell disease;
And I truly think the Lord He sent us aid:
"The Pioneer" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
When Mollie and I were married from the dear old cottage-home,
In the vale between the hills of fir and pine,
I parted with a sigh in a stranger-land to roam,
And to seek a western home for me and mine.
"The Pioneer" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
For Mollie and I are young yet, and monarchs, too, are we--
Of a "section" just as good as lies out-doors;
And the children are so happy (and Mollie and I have three)
And we think that we can "lie upon our oars."
"The Pioneer" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
And I think the Lord has blessed us ever since I prayed the prayer,
For my crops have never wanted rain or dew:
And Mollie often said in the days of debt and care,
"Don't you worry, John, the Lord will help us through."
"The Pioneer" by Hanford Lennox Gordon

In news:

Mary Christine Chapa (left) and Mollie Judith Olgin.
Mollie Vardell Exhibits at Katie's Coffee House.
Boating on the Potomac,' oil on canvas by Mollie Vardell.
Mollie King and Prince Harry Credit: Neil Mockford/FilmMagic.
Did Mollie King bag herself a certain redheaded prince.
Memorial services for Mollie Wilbanks Butcher, 43, of Clarkesville, were held at 6 pm Friday, Feb 10, at Bethesda Fellowship Church with the Rev.
I didn't go to the Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore concert Saturday intending to review it.
Jim and Jennifer Swoope of West Point, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Mollie Katherine Swoope, Sept 15, 2011, at 4:44 am at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville.
Readers recall Waco madam Mollie Adams, talk class warfare, and say Hewitt can't afford facilities.
Spring Grove's Mollie Busta to host her own show on RFD-TV.
The multi-talented Mollie Busta will be hosting her own polka variety show on RFD-TV beginning next month.
Brianne Mollie Witmer became the bride of Brian Kenneth Bagwell, July 16, at Greenford Christian Church.
NOVA The Secret Life of Scientists: Mollie Woodsworth PBS.
Mollie Ruth Ivey, 82, passed away on Friday evening at her home surrounded by her family.
A service to celebrate Mollie 's life will be held today at 3 pm at New Hope Friends Church with Pastor Bill Garner officiating.
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In science:

Mollification has been used before to avoid numerical instabilities in multi-rate time-stepping methods for the integration of highly oscillatory differential equations (see, for example, Garc´ıa-Archilla et al. (1998); Izaguirre et al. (1999)).
A mollified Ensemble Kalman filter
The close relation between our mollified ensemble Kalman filter, continuous time Kalman filtering and nudging should also allow for an alternative approach to the assimilation of non-synoptic measurements (Evensen, 2006).
A mollified Ensemble Kalman filter
The mollified impulse method for oscillatory differential equations.
A mollified Ensemble Kalman filter
One may then smooth the metric, for instance by convolution with a smooth mollifier, to produce a nearby metric for which the estimate (1.5) holds.
Orbifold compactness for spaces of Riemannian metrics and applications
Without any restriction in generality we can replace V with a mollified potential χ(D)V , since the difference is bounded.
L^p eigenfunction bounds for the Hermite operator
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