Moulder



[mohl-der] /ˈmoʊl dər/

verb (used without object)
1.
to turn to dust by natural decay; crumble; disintegrate; waste away:
a house that had been left to molder.
verb (used with object)
2.
to cause to molder.
/ˈməʊldə/
verb
1.
(often foll by away) to crumble or cause to crumble, as through decay
/ˈməʊldə/
noun
1.
a person who moulds or makes moulds
2.
(printing) one of the set of electrotypes used for making duplicates
/ˈməʊldə/
verb, noun
1.
the US spelling of moulder1

see molder. Related: Mouldered; mouldering.
v.

also moulder, “to crumble away,” 1530s, probably frequentative of mold (n.3) “loose earth.” Related: Moldered; moldering.
n.

also moulder, mid-15c., “one who molds or forms,” agent noun from mold (v.). From late 13c. as a surname.

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