Cross moline(Her.), a cross each arm of which is divided at the end into two rounded branches or divisions.

(Mo"lin*ism) n. (Eccl. Hist.) The doctrines of the Molinists, somewhat resembling the tenets of the Arminians.

(Mo"lin*ist), n. (Eccl. Hist.) A follower of the opinions of Molina, a Spanish Jesuit (in respect to grace); an opposer of the Jansenists.

(||Moll) a. [G., fr. L. mollis soft, tender, elegiac. Cf. Molle.] (Mus.) Minor; in the minor mode; as, A moll, that is, A minor.

(||Mol"lah) n. [Ar. maula, commonly mollain Turkey.] One of the higher order of Turkish judges; also, a Turkish title of respect for a religious and learned man. [Written also moolah.]

(Mol"le) a. [See Moll.] (Mus.) Lower by a semitone; flat; as, E molle, that is, E flat.

(Mol"le*bart) n. An agricultural implement used in Flanders, consisting of a kind of large shovel drawn by a horse and guided by a man. [Written also mollebært and mouldebært.] Simmonds.

(Mol"le*moke`) n. [Sw. mallemucke the stormy petrel.] (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of large pelagic petrels and fulmars, as Fulmarus glacialis, of the North Atlantic, and several species of Æstrelata, of the Southern Ocean. See Fulmar. [Written also mollymawk, malmock, mollemock, mallemocke, etc.]

(Mol"lient) a. [L. molliens, p. p. of mollire to soften, fr. mollis soft.] Serving to soften; assuaging; emollient.

(Mol"lient*ly), adv. Assuagingly.

(Mol"li*fi`a*ble) a. Capable of being mollified.

(Mol`li*fi*ca"tion) n. [LL. mollificatio; cf. F. mollification.] The act of mollifying, or the state of being mollified; a softening. Chaucer.

(Mol"li*fi`er) n. One who, or that which, mollifies. Bacon.

(Mol"li*fy) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mollified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mollifying ] [F. mollifier, L. mollificare; mollis soft + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See Enmollient, Moil, v. t., and - fy.]

1. To soften; to make tender; to reduce the hardness, harshness, or asperity of; to qualify; as, to mollify the ground.

With sweet science mollified their stubborn hearts.

(Mo*lest"er) n. One who molests.

(Mo*lest"ful) a. Troublesome; vexatious. [R.]

(Mo*les"tie, Mo*les"ty) , n. [L. molestia.] Molestation. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Mole"warp`) n. (Zoöl.) See Moldwarp.

(Mo*lim"i*nous) a. [L. molimen a great exertion; moles a heavy mass.] Of great bulk or consequence; very important. [Obs.] Dr. H. More.

(Mo"line) n. [L. molina mill, fr. molere to grind. See Mill.] The crossed iron that supports the upper millstone by resting on the spindle; a millrind.

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