Definition of Maumetry
1. idolatry [n -RIES] - See also: idolatry
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maumetry
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Literary usage of Maumetry
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. On the History and Use of the Suffixes -ery (-ry), -age, and -ment in English by Fredrik Gadde (1910)
"maumetry occurs in CM (1300) in two different meanings, namely 'idolatry' and ... Common to both of them is the remarkable sense of 'an idol' (maumetry ..."
2. Legends of the holy rood: Symbols of the passion and cross-poems. In Old by Richard Morris (1871)
"For many a day he practised his cursed " maumetry," leading the folk in the devil's law ... In maumetry wald lede his liue. 72 And so he did full many a day ..."