mott

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mott (plural motts)

  1. (UK, slang) A prostitute.
  2. (Dublin, slang) A girlfriend.
  3. (US, chiefly Texas) A copse or small grove of trees, especially live oak or elm.
    • about 1900, O. Henry, Hygeia at the Solito
      They were rolling southward on the International. The timber was huddling into little, dense green motts at rare distances before the inundation of the downright, vert prairies. This was the land of the ranches; the domain of the kings of the kine.