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Mome (French)

,

says Cotgrave, is a Momus, find-fault, carping fellow. So called from Momus, the god of raillery.

“Or cessent donques les momes,

De mordre les escrits miens.”


J. du Bellay: A.P. de Ronsard.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Moll Flanders
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Molly
Molly Coddle (A)
Molly Maguires
Molly Mog
Molmutius
Moloch
Moly
Mome (French)
Momiers (French, men of mummery)
Mommur
Momus
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Monarchians
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Monday Pops
Money
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