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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MOS

The innovators had every defender of the mos maiorum for an adversary.

Seems if it was the one who spoke first who gets the mos' attention.

An' they're the purtiest critter alive an' the spryest an' the mos' graceful.'

One day I went off cuttin' timber an' stayed 'til mos' night.

Seems mos' like heaven to get into a nice warm room like this!

We chucked away mos' every last thing on that hike but canteens an' rifles.

"I am 'mos' white," she explained, as if he were the only reasonable person present.

I don't know how long you been heah, you been heah so long; mos' forty years, I reckon.

"Why, Mos, you're quite an artist," he said as he went into his state-room.

He do talk the funniest, an' mos' times I don't hardly make no sense of it.

WORD ORIGIN

colloquial shortening of momentum, by 1896.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.