molly

Definitions

  • Molly Pitcher
    Molly Pitcher
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n molly popular aquarium fish
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Mollie Mollie

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • 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 Molly A pet or colloquial name for Mary.
    • n Molly (Zoöl) Same as Mollemoke.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n molly A familiar form of the feminine name
    • n molly [lowercase; pl. mollies (-iz).] The wagtail, a bird: as, the yellow molly (the yellow wagtail); the molly wash-dish (the pied wagtail).
    • n molly The mallemuck or fulmar, Fulmarus glacialis. See fulmar.
    • n molly In India, a gardener or one of the caste of gardeners. Also mallee.
    • n molly In the printers' game of jelling, a throw of quadrats which exposes only the unnicked sides; hence, any useless work with types in a composing-room.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Molly mol′i dim. of Mary: the wagtail bird
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Usage

In literature:

The satchel upon Miss Greatorex's lap was open, her own and Molly's purses lay within.
"Dorothy's Travels" by Evelyn Raymond
He had won her hand with difficulty for Molly was a belle throughout the countryside.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
Oh, Mollie, Mollie, how could you?
"Vagabondia" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The second time Mollie pulled with all her might.
"The Automobile Girls in the Berkshires" by Laura Dent Crane
Molly Brooks, another of her friends, came eagerly running up to her.
"Fifty-Two Stories For Girls" by Various
As for Molly, she had not heard.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
Saving the school children, no one called her any other title but "Molly," or "Molly Healy.
"Grey Town" by Gerald Baldwin
It is only a month ago, only a month, 4 weeks, 31 days, millions of horrible dreary minutes, Oh, Molly, Molly, Molly!
"The Light of Scarthey" by Egerton Castle
When Molly was going home, the two little girls exchanged silver sixpences.
"The Book of Stories for the Storyteller" by Fanny E. Coe
Why had he given Molly the impression that an Indian was a tame creature beside Polly Perrine?
"Three Little Cousins" by Amy E. Blanchard
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In poetry:

YOU very fine Miss Molly,
What will the daisies say,
If you carry home so many
Of their little friends to-day?
"The Daisies" by Kate Greenaway
If Molly broke a farthing pot,
It was not, in a month, forgot.
This a most deadly sin appears,
Was daily ringing in her ears.
"The Parson In Pickle" by William Hutton
Now I doth sit through all the day
And nurse my melancholy, O,
For from me she has turned away,
O, false and fickle Mollie, O!
"My Mollie, O!" by Freeman Edwin Miller
O, swift and fast the days did flee
And seemed most bright and jolly, O,
For evermore was near to me
My fair and lovely Mollie, O.
"My Mollie, O!" by Freeman Edwin Miller
Although she said for lives to love
Was nothing but pure folly, O,
My heart was lit with light above,
And I true loved my Mollie, O.
"My Mollie, O!" by Freeman Edwin Miller
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

In news:

Mollie Cooney anchors NewsChannel 8's Noon news.
Mollie was born in Clarinda, but she grew up in Des Moines and graduated from Roosevelt High School.
Mollie Alice Walker Fowler, 80, of Bowling Green, passed away at 4:03 pm Friday, Nov 9, 2012, at The Medical Center.
TRENTON Mollie Williams Shrader, 77, passed away Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012.
ROGERS, Mollie , died peacefully, surrounded by family, on Thursday Aug 30, 2012, at Grant hospital in Columbus.
Mollie was a 50 year resident of Steubenville.
Mollie was preceded in death by her parents, Hyman and Becky Wiener.
Mollie Slaton, daughter of Keith and Arin Slaton of Elkmont, celebrated her second birthday July 7 at a Mickey Mouse party.
Mollie just created a new homepage.
Police have released a sketch of the suspect in the shooting of same-sex teenage couple Mollie Judith Olgin and Kristene Chapa last week.
Mollie Stone's Receives 'Visionary' Award.
SAN FRANCISCO — Mollie Stone's, which runs nine supermarkets here, was the recipient of the 2012 Ben Schwartz Retail Grocery Visionary Award from Unified Grocers at its EXPO food show recently.
Mollie Glidden, 89, of Bruneau, died Sunday, Sept 7, 2008, at her home.
Mollie Lou McElroy, 61, of Monette, died Wednesday, Oct 2, 2002, at St Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Mollie Katzen Still Life-Red & Blue Poster.
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In science:

Even in the case of the more restricted class of mollifiers the embeddings are generally non-canonical [16, 32].
New ideas about multiplication of tensorial distributions
The exception are smooth distributions, where the difference between two embeddings related to two different mollifiers is always a negligible function.
New ideas about multiplication of tensorial distributions
Since in the strongest constraint on the mollifier is taken, one would expect that strong results will be obtained, but the de finition is more complicated.
New ideas about multiplication of tensorial distributions
The authors of start to work in Schwarzschild coordinates using the special Colombeau algebra and A∞ (Rn ) classes of mollifiers.
New ideas about multiplication of tensorial distributions
Even in the case of Kerr geometry there is a computation ν (where gab = g′ab + f ka kb ) given by Balasin, but this is mollifier dependent [2, 32].
New ideas about multiplication of tensorial distributions
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