Definition of Mothed

1. Verb. (past of moth) ¹

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Definition of Mothed

1. moth-eaten [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mothed

moth-eaten alopecia
moth bean
moth miller
moth mullein
moth orchid
moth patch
moth plant
mothed (current term)
mother's boy
mother's daughter
mother's line
mother's milk
mother's son
mother-child relations
mother-in-law's tongue
mother-in-law apartment

Literary usage of Mothed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Entomological Magazine (1833)
"In the evening mothed near the castle: ... likewise Mor- della ventralis and aculeata: in the evening, mothed behind the castle: Deilephila Elpenor taken. ..."

2. Kant's Prolegomena, and Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science by Immanuel Kant (1883)
"... universal natural laws, thereby constituting the physiological doctrine of mothed, the distinction between truth and hypotheses, and the limits of the . ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1876)
"Clothed with scales, with rows of bristles on the elytra (mothed with short, erect yellow hair, without scales Thinly and finely pubescent; ..."

4. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"(mothed. housed, and provided with fire, man was able to undertake t ho conquest of all regions, but without fire he dare not have ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... to facilitate and promote the mothed of resolution or analysis.” Beyond Euclid, however, the invention of the method was carried beck by the tradition ..."

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