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Mow \Mow\, v. [pres. sing. Mow, pl. Mowe, Mowen, Moun.] May; can. ``Thou mow now escapen.'' [Obs.]

Our walles mowe not make hem resistence.


Moun \Moun\ (moun), v., pl. of Mow, may. [Obs.]


vb. (context intransitive obsolete English) To be able to; may; must.

Usage examples of "moun".

Stars were scattered above the dark, snow-blanketed moun tains, and the man in the moon smiled down while white flurries danced in the liquid night sky.

The assorted powers that be who needed and funded a shit hole like Crematoria would bitch and moan about the cost of replacement.

He heard a sigh of relief from Harold as he laid down his end of the stretcher, and a muffled moan from Abe as he was jolted back to earth.

Even though he was determined not to scream a moan of fear passed his lips.

A soft sound--not really a moan, out dark widi pain-- rose from his bridge officers.

True, they still had to confront the alerted Interlopers who dwelled there, but at least his environs would not sway, and moan, and sing songs of vaporous, virulent loveliness.

There was no outburst of brilliant light, no despairing moan as the Interloper shriveled and died.

Except that strobe lights did not moan when they were turned off, and did not bestow individual looks of hatred upon those dancing beneath them.

Shouting to be heard above the moan of the bullroarer and the wailing of the bunyip, he held high a solid-gold, intricately inscribed kazoo.