mosk

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

mosk (plural mosks)

  1. Rare form of mosque.
    • 1846, Henry Keppel, The Expedition to Borneo[1], edition HTML, The Gutenberg Project, published 2007:
      Should the English hoist their flag here, a new factory must be erected; the most eligible situation for which would be where the mosk now stands, or the mosk itself might be converted into one, and another rebuilt elsewhere; but to this the sultan has insuperable objections. In an English fort, to think to have a mosk open to the ingress of a large body of Malays at all times is wholly incompatible with a certain reserve and security required from it.
    • 1900, Richard F. Burton, Supplement Nights to The Book of the Thousand And One Nights, Vol 6[2], edition Online, The Gutenberg Project, published 2002:
      Then I left the mosk and began to promenade the quarters and the streets ...
    • 2009 October 27, Niclole Johnson, “Heart for Haniville”, TravelPod, accessed on 2012-07-25:
      But that was a cool experience, we are going to be visiting a mosk too sometime soon.

West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mosk c

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