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Definition of molt

Molt
Molt Molt, Moult Moult, v. t. To cast, as the hair, skin, feathers, or the like; to shed.
Molt
Molt Molt, Moult Moult, n. The act or process of changing the feathers, hair, skin, etc.; molting.
Molt
Molt Molt, obs. imp. of Melt. --Chaucer. --Spenser.
Molt
Molt Molt, Moult Moult, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Molted or Moulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Molting or Moulting.] [OE. mouten, L. mutare. See Mew to molt, and cf. Mute, v. t.] [The prevalent spelling is, perhaps, moult; but as the u has not been inserted in the otherwords of this class, as, bolt, colt, dolt, etc., it is desirable to complete the analogy by the spelling molt.] To shed or cast the hair, feathers, skin, horns, or the like, as an animal or a bird. --Bacon.
molt
Molt Molt, Moult Moult, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Molted or Moulted; p. pr. & vb. n. Molting or Moulting.] [OE. mouten, L. mutare. See Mew to molt, and cf. Mute, v. t.] [The prevalent spelling is, perhaps, moult; but as the u has not been inserted in the otherwords of this class, as, bolt, colt, dolt, etc., it is desirable to complete the analogy by the spelling molt.] To shed or cast the hair, feathers, skin, horns, or the like, as an animal or a bird. --Bacon.

Meaning of molt from wikipedia

- In biology, moulting (British English), or molting (American English), also known as sloughing, shedding, or in many invertebrates, ecdysis, is the manner...
- Forced molting, sometimes known as induced molting, is the practice by some poultry industries of artificially provoking a flock to molt simultaneously...
- 482), called Ailill Molt, is included in most lists of the High Kings of Ireland and is also called King of Connacht. His cognomen, molt, means "ram" but...
- Molt is an unincorporated rural village located in Stilwater County, Montana, United States, which has a post office ZIP code (59057) and several granaries...
- Molter is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Dorothy Molter, the "Root Beer Lady" of Knife Lake in Minnesota Johann Melchior Molter, German...
- Emil Molt (14 April 1876, in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Kingdom of Württemberg – 16 June 1936, in Stuttgart) was a German industrialist, social reformer and anthroposophist...
- Dorothy Louise Molter (May 6, 1907 in Arnold, Pennsylvania – December 18, 1986), lived for 56 years on Knife Lake in the Boundary Waters area of northern...
- Johann Melchior Molter (10 February 1696 – 12 January 1765) was a German composer and violinist of the late Baroque period. He was born at Tiefenort, near...
- do not live through this molt, as they tend to get their emboli, mature male ****ual organs on pedipalps, stuck in the molt. Most tarantula fanciers regard...
- Theodore Frederic Molt (originally Johann Friedrich Molt; 13 February 1795 – 16 November 1856) was a German-born music teacher, composer and organist in...