See also: mué, Müe, mu'e, and

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

mue (third-person singular simple present mues, present participle muing, simple past and past participle mued)

  1. (obsolete) To mew; to moult.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for mue in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Latin mūtō, see the verb muer

NounEdit

mue f (plural mues)

  1. moulting (UK) / molting (US) (of bird, mammal)
  2. metamorphosis (of insect)
  3. sloughing of skin (of reptile)
  4. casting (of stag)
  5. breaking of voice
  6. (literary) transformation

VerbEdit

mue

  1. first-person singular present indicative of muer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of muer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of muer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of muer
  5. second-person singular imperative of muer

Etymology 2Edit

See mouvoir

VerbEdit

mue

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of mouvoir

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Anglo-Norman mue.

NounEdit

mue

  1. Alternative form of mewe (cage)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French muer.

VerbEdit

mue

  1. Alternative form of mewen (to moult)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse múgi m.

NounEdit

mue f (definite singular mua, indefinite plural muer, definite plural muene)

  1. Alternative form of muge f

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