Molly

Definition of Molly

Mol´ly
n.1.(Zool.) Same as Mollemoke.
1.A pet or colloquial name for Mary.
Molly cottontail
(Zool.) See Cottontail.
Molly Maguire
a - A member of a secret association formed among the tenantry in Ireland about 1843, principally for the purpose of intimidating law officers and preventing the service of legal writs. Its members disguised themselves in the dress of women.
b - A member of a similar association of Irishmen organized in the anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania, about 1854, for the purpose of intimidating employers and officers of the law, and for avenging themselves by murder on persons obnoxious to them. The society was broken up by criminal prosecutions in 1876.

Related Words

genus Mollienesia, live-bearer, mollie, Mollienesia, poeciliid, poeciliid fish, topminnow
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