mammock

noun
mam·​mock | \ ˈma-mək How to pronounce mammock (audio) \

Definition of mammock

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly dialectal
: a broken piece : scrap

mammock

verb
mammocked; mammocking; mammocks

Definition of mammock (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

chiefly dialectal
: to tear into fragments : mangle

First Known Use of mammock

Noun

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1607, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mammock

Noun

origin unknown

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“Mammock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mammock. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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