[muh-gwahyuh r] /məˈgwaɪər/
Irish History. a member of a secret terrorist society organized in Ireland in 1843 to prevent evictions by the government: so called because the members disguised themselves as women.
U.S. History. a member of a former secret association, organized about 1865, that terrorized the mine operators’ agents in an effort to get relief from oppressive conditions in the anthracite coal-mining regions of Pennsylvania: ceased to function about 1877.
(Irish history) a member of a secret society that terrorized law officers during the 1840s to prevent evictions
(in Pennsylvania from about 1865 to 1877) a member of a society of miners that terrorized mine owners and their agents in an effort to obtain better pay
secret society in the mining districts of Pennsylvania, 1867 (suppressed 1876); named for earlier secret society formed in Ireland (1843) to resist payment of rents. From Molly (see Moll) + common Irish surname Maguire. Memebers were said to sometimes wear women’s clothing as disguise.
[mol-ee-mawk] /ˈmɒl iˌmɔk/ noun 1. any of various oceanic birds, as the fulmar or albatross. /ˈmɒlɪˌmɔːk/ noun 1. (NZ) an informal name for mallemuck
noun 1. a blenny, Scartella cristata, of Atlantic seas.
- Molly pitcher
[pich-er] /ˈpɪtʃ ər/ noun 1. Molly (Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley) 1754–1832, American Revolutionary heroine. /ˈpɪtʃə/ noun 1. a large jug, usually rounded with a narrow neck and often of earthenware, used mainly for holding water 2. (botany) any of the urn-shaped leaves of the pitcher plant /ˈpɪtʃə/ noun 1. (baseball) the player on the fielding […]
[mohl-nahr; Hungarian mawl-nahr] /ˈmoʊl nɑr; Hungarian ˈmɔl nɑr/ noun 1. Ferenc [fe-rents] /ˈfɛ rɛnts/ (Show IPA), 1878–1952, Hungarian playwright, novelist, and short-story writer. /Hungarian ˈmolnaːr/ noun 1. Ferenc (ˈfɛrɛnts). 1878–1952, Hungarian dramatist and novelist. His plays include Liliom (1909)