, an agricultural machine armed with knives or blades for cutting standing grass, etc. It is drawn by a horse or horses, or propelled by steam.

(Mown) p. p. & a. Cut down by mowing, as grass; deprived of grass by mowing; as, a mown field.

(Mow"yer) n. A mower. [Obs.]

(Mox"a) n. [A corruption of Japan. mogusa an escharotic made from the plant yomigi: cf. F. moxa.]

1. (Med.) A soft woolly mass prepared from the young leaves of Artemisia Chinensis, and used as a cautery by burning it on the skin; hence, any substance used in a like manner, as cotton impregnated with niter, amadou.

2. (Bot.) A plant from which this substance is obtained, esp. Artemisia Chinensis, and A. moxa.

(Mox"ie) n. [fr. Moxie, a trade name for a beverage.]

1. energy; pep.

2. courage, determination.

3. Know-how, expertise. MW10.

(||Moy"a) n. Mud poured out from volcanoes during eruptions; — so called in South America.

(Moyle) n. & v. See Moil, and Moile.

(Moz"a*rab Moz`a*rab"ic) . Same as Muzarab, Muzarabic.

(Mo*zet"ta Moz*zet"ta) n. [It. mozzetta: cf. F. mosette. Cf. Amice a hood or cape.] (Eccl.) A cape, with a small hood; — worn by the pope and other dignitaries of the Roman Catholic Church.

(Mr.). The customary abbreviation of Mister in writing and printing. See Master, 4.

(Mrs.) The customary abbreviation of Mistress when used as a title of courtesy, in writing and printing.

(Mu*cam"ide) n. [Mucic + amide.] (Chem.) The acid amide of mucic acid, obtained as a white crystalline substance.

(Mu"cate) n. (Chem.) A salt of mucic acid.

(Muce) n. See Muse, and Muset.

(Mu*ce"din) n. [From Mucus.] (Bot. Chem.) A yellowish white, amorphous, nitrogenous substance found in wheat, rye, etc., and resembling gluten; — formerly called also mucin.

(Much) a. [Compar. & superl. wanting, but supplied by More and Most from another root.] [OE. moche, muche, miche, prob. the same as mochel, muchel, michel, mikel, fr. AS. micel, mycel; cf. Gr. me`gas, fem. mega`lh, great, and Icel. mjök, adv., much. &radic103. See Mickle.]

1. Great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has fallen; much time.

Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in.
Deut. xxviii. 38.

Mowing machine

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