What does the word molt mean?

Usage examples for molt

  1. The females lose at this molt their legs and eyes and feelers. – Composition-Rhetoric by 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 by Herbert Paul
  3. From the Molt, on the other hand, he wrote: It is near midnight. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul