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But there is more behind to moue you further to affect this Excellent Grace.

So are many that rake dunghills.If you haue any suit, moue it in Court.

She made a moue that I ought to have found fascinating, nodding emphatically.

Valérie made a moue mutine, expressive of entire repudiation of such employment.

"Yet you can leave me to-day," pouted Favette, with a sigh and a moue mutine, and gathering tears in her large gazelle eyes.

Neither the whisper nor the moue escaped Keane, as he talked with the governor on model drainage.

English-women don't make the moue, so, though I like sticking to my mother tongue, I confess my inability to translate the word.

Mop may be only a corruption of mock, and mow of mouth—we still say make mouths—or the French moue, which has the same sense.

Three seconds later the dusty-faced little girl and her moue were sped utterly from William's mind.

Kenelm returned the moue with a mournful smile and an involuntary shrug.

WORD ORIGIN

"pout," 1850, from French moue "mouth, lip, pout," from Old French moe, perhaps from Middle Dutch mouwe, with the same senses, but this could as easily be from French. As a verb from 1909.

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