Moll

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See also: moll and møll

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A diminutive lambdacism of Mary. Compare Sally from Sarah and Hal from Harry.

Proper noun[edit]

Moll

  1. (archaic) A pet name for Mary.

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin mollis.

Noun[edit]

Moll n (strong, genitive Moll, no plural)

  1. (music) minor
    Antonym: Dur
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Norwegian Bokmål: moll

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

Moll m (strong, genitive Molles or Molls, plural Molle or Molls))

  1. cotton molton
    Synonyms: Molton, Baumwollmolton
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Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Moll m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Molls or (with an article) Moll, feminine genitive Moll, plural Molls)

  1. a surname

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Yola[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A diminutive lambdacism of Maree.

Proper noun[edit]

Moll

  1. a female given name
    • 1927, “ZONG O DHREE YOLA MYTHENS”, in THE ANCIENT DIALECT OF THE BARONIES OF FORTH AND BARGY, COUNTY WEXFORD, line 15:
      Zyin "Thaar gows Peg an Moll an Kaat
      Saying "There goes Peg and Moll and Kate,

References[edit]

  • Kathleen A. Browne (1927) The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland Sixth Series, Vol.17 No.2, Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, page 131