Definition of Maumetry

1. idolatry [n -RIES] - See also: idolatry



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maumetry

maulgred
maulgres
maulgring
mauling
maulings
mauls
maulstick
maulsticks
maulvi
maulvis
maum
mauma
maumas
maumet
maumetries
maumetry (current term)
maumets
maumish
maun
maunch
maunched
maunches
maunching
maund
maunded
maunder
maundered
maunderer
maunderers
maundering

Literary usage of Maumetry

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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 ..."

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