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  • v. To wrap up.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To wrap up.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A variant of moble.


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  • Sionnach, thanks for the link to the Century Dictionary! It's fascinating.

    January 27, 2009

  • Ah. Thanks to both of you. :-)

    January 26, 2009

  • reesetee: The Century Dictionary Online says that it is a variant of mobble or moble, defined as:

    "to wrap up (the head) in, or as in, a hood"

    But who, O who, had seen the mobled Queen ....
    Run barefoot up and down

    Hamlet, II, ii, 524.

    Here is the URL for the Century Dictionary, just in case you don't have it. For those of us without access to the OED it's our other best option.

    January 26, 2009

  • I found it in Uncle John's Second Bathroom Reader.

    January 26, 2009

  • TBTabby, can you tell us where you found this definition? Everywhere I've checked defines it as just "to wrap up."

    January 26, 2009

  • Verb: To wrap one's head.

    January 26, 2009