Mote
Mote Mote, n. The flourish sounded on a horn by a huntsman. See {Mot}, n., 3, and {Mort}. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mote — may be: Mote (food), various types of cooked grains consumed in South America Mote con huesillo, a non alcoholic drink from Chile Mote, a song by Sonic Youth from their 1990 album Goo (album) Mote EP, a recording by The Faint The Mote and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Mote — Mote, n. [See {Moot}, a meeting.] [Obs., except in a few combinations or phrases.] 1. A meeting of persons for discussion; as, a wardmote in the city of London. [1913 Webster] 2. A body of persons who meet for discussion, esp. about the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mote — sustantivo masculino 1. Nombre, generalmente peyorativo, que se añade al nombre auténtico de una persona o que se le da para sustituir a éste: Le han puesto el mote irónico de el avispado porque no es muy listo. Sinónimo: apodo. 2. Área: historia …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Mote — Mote, v. See 1st {Mot}. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mote — Mote, n. [OE. mot, AS. mot.] A small particle, as of floating dust; anything proverbially small; a speck. [1913 Webster] The little motes in the sun do ever stir, though there be no wind. Bacon. [1913 Webster] We are motes in the midst of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mote — (n.) particle of dust, O.E. mot, of unknown origin; perhaps related to Du. mot dust from turf, sawdust, grit, Norw. mutt speck, mote, splinter, chip. Many references are to Matt. vii:3 …   Etymology dictionary

  • mote — index minimum Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • mote — [məut US mout] n [: Old English; Origin: mot] old fashioned a very small piece of dust …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mote — [ mout ] noun count OLD FASHIONED a very small piece of dust …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • möte — • möte, sammankomst, sammanträde, samling, sammandragning, församling …   Svensk synonymlexikon

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