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1. Or: molly , the familiar pet form for the personal name Mary. In the 17 th century it referred to any girl ; by the 18 th century it had degenerated to refer to a criminal's companion . Gun moll / gangster's-moll , a gangster or mobsters girlfriend or mistress . See playgirl for synonyms.

2. By extension, and possibly through the influence of Daniel Defoe's The Adventures and Misadventures of Moll Flanders (1722), it also came to mean a prostitute . See prostitute for synonyms.

3. Or: molly / Miss-Molly , in England and Ireland , since the 18 th century, a effeminate male (homosexual). ' He's a bit of a molly .'

4. To copulate . Dated usage from the 18 th century. See copulation for synonyms.

5. To moll , to walk, skip, or mince.

See Also: charity dame, charity girl, flash girl, flash piece, gangster's moll, gun moll, hard baby, hard-boiled baby, hard-boiler, moll, molly, molly house, poll, polly

Quotes Containing moll:
Moll Flanders (Robin Wright) (1996): ''I kept kissing frogs looking for a prince.''

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