See also: Mould

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Via Middle English molde, moulde (mould, cast) and Old French modle, from Latin modulus.

NounEdit

mould (countable and uncountable, plural moulds)

  1. (British spelling, Canadian spelling, Australian spelling) Alternative spelling of mold (hollow form or matrix)
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VerbEdit

mould (third-person singular simple present moulds, present participle moulding, simple past and past participle moulded)

  1. (British spelling, Canadian spelling, Australian spelling) Alternative spelling of mold (to shape in a mould)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English mowlde, noun use and alteration of mowled, past participle of moulen, mawlen (to grow moldy), from Old Norse mygla (compare dialectal Danish mugle), from Proto-Germanic *muglōną, diminutive and denominative of *mukiz (soft substance) (compare Old Norse myki, mykr (cow dung)), from Proto-Indo-European *mewk- (slick, soft). More at muck and meek.

NounEdit

mould (countable and uncountable, plural moulds)

  1. (British spelling, Canadian spelling, Australian spelling) Alternative spelling of mold (growth of tiny fungi)
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VerbEdit

mould (third-person singular simple present moulds, present participle moulding, simple past and past participle moulded)

  1. (British spelling, Canadian spelling, Australian spelling) Alternative spelling of mold (to cause to become mouldy)
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Etymology 3Edit

From Old English molde. Cognate with Old High German molta, Old Norse mold and Gothic 𐌼𐌿𐌻𐌳𐌰 (mulda).

NounEdit

mould (plural moulds)

  1. (British spelling, Canadian spelling, Australian spelling) Alternative spelling of mold (loose soil)
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Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

mould (plural moulds)

  1. (British spelling, Canadian spelling, Australian spelling) Alternative spelling of mold (top of the head)