Definition of Mossiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of mossy) ¹



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Definition of Mossiest

1. mossy [adj] - See also: mossy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mossiest

moss phlox
moss pink
moss starch
mossback
mossbacked
mossbacks
mossbunker
mossed
mosser
mossers
mosses
mossgrown
mossie
mossier
mossies
mossiest (current term)
mossily
mossiness
mossinesses
mossing
mossland
mosslands
mossless
mosslike
mosso
mosstone
mosstrooper
mosstroopers
mossy
mossy-cup oak

Literary usage of Mossiest

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1909)
""Ah," he said, "I have done fifty, without food, over the roughest and mossiest mountains. | lived on what I shot, and for drink I had spring water. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1915)
"... and a single fruit of the largest and " mossiest" type from Illinois (Adams). Below, two of the more typical acorns of different cup-depth, ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"The extremely foggy weather, which at the Grove obscures the sun for days, imparts a gloomy, solemn aspect to the pine woods, the dampest and mossiest ..."

4. The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America by Bibliographical Society of America (1917)
"Many a more important problem, however, has been driven far toward solution; and it will be only the staunchest and mossiest of professors whose Shakespeare ..."

5. The Fortnightly Review (1871)
"Then, from out of the mossiest hiding-places, Peep sweet moonlight-coloured faces Of pale primroses puritan, In maiden sisterhoods demure ; Each virgin ..."

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