See also: Mould

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Etymology 1 edit

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

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mould (countable and uncountable, plural moulds)

  1. British and Canadian standard spelling of mold.
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Verb edit

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

  1. British, Canadian, and Australian standard spelling of mold.
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Etymology 2 edit

From Middle English mowlde, noun use and alteration of mowled, past participle of moulen, mawlen (to grow mouldy), 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.

Noun edit

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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Verb edit

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 3 edit

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

Noun edit

mould (plural moulds)

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

Noun edit

mould (plural moulds)

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