What does the word moulding mean?

Usage examples for moulding

  1. It is clear that the former system is best for the mere production of children, and the latter for moulding consorts for life. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  2. The vivacity and brilliancy of a Greek moulding makes a Roman work look heavy and dull. – The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
  3. Young married women, young impressionable Temporary Spinsters everywhere, would soon be reading this book, and moulding their characters upon it. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison