molt

Part of speech: verb

To cast or slough off, as feathers.

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Usage examples "molt":

  1. The females lose at this molt their legs and eyes and feelers. - "Composition-Rhetoric", Stratton D. Brooks.
  2. The Halifaxes are at the Molt themselves, and considering what I am, and that he is the President of the Church Union, I think he and I are both astonished to find how well we get on together. - "The Life of Froude", Herbert Paul.
  3. From the Molt, on the other hand, he wrote: It is near midnight. - "The Life of Froude", Herbert Paul.