[mahk-lee] /ˈmɑk li/
John William, 1907–80, U.S. physicist and coinventor of the ENIAC, the first electronic computer 1946.
[mawd] /mɔd/ noun 1. a gray woolen plaid worn by shepherds and others in S Scotland. 2. a rug or wrap of like material, used as a traveling robe, steamer rug, etc. [mawd] /mɔd/ noun 1. (def 1). 2. Also, Maude. a female given name, form of . /mɔːd/ noun 1. a shawl or rug […]
[mawd] /mɔd/ noun 1. (def 1). 2. Also, Maude. a female given name, form of . /mɔːd/ noun 1. a shawl or rug of grey wool plaid formerly worn in Scotland fem. proper name, from Old French Mahaut, from Medieval Latin Matilda from Germanic (cf. Old High German Mahthilda; see Matilda).
[mawd-lin] /ˈmɔd lɪn/ adjective 1. tearfully or weakly emotional; foolishly sentimental: a maudlin story of a little orphan and her lost dog. 2. foolishly or mawkishly sentimental because of drunkenness. /ˈmɔːdlɪn/ adjective 1. foolishly tearful or sentimental, as when drunk adj. c.1600, “tearful,” from Middle English fem. proper name Maudelen (early 14c.), from Magdalene (Old […]
[mawdz-lee] /ˈmɔdz li/ noun 1. Henry, 1771–1831, English mechanical engineer.