mossy mossy

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) overgrown with moss
  2. (adj) (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned

Usage(s):

  1. In Gibellina, the dead were piled on top of mossy sandstone tombs in the town cemetery.
  2. Fish!he continues to handcraft a world of Zen-like stillness and beauty: water dripping on mossy rocks, or a train gliding over the sea in twilight.
  3. No longer do personal relationships and mossy traditions insulate the Senate chamber from the vitriol that has come to pass as political debate in this country.

News

  1. Boil Water Advisory Issued Near Fayette/Kanawha Line

    People in the communities of Dotham, Carlise, Mossy, Paint Creek, Plum Orchard and Kingston are included in the advisory.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WSAZ NewsChannel 3 West Virginia

  2. Juneteenth gathering honors African-American heritage, culture

    Under the canopy of mossy live oaks at Heymann Park Saturday, fest-goers came together to celebrate Juneteenth.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Lafayette Daily Advertiser

Quotes

  1. "We want to compete at the highest level and to achieve that objective we have to have a world-class goalkicker," Robinson said. "Unquestionably 'Mossy' [Paterson's nickname] is a world-class goalkicker. To move the squad forward it was...
    on May 2, 2008 By: Andy Robinson Source: Times Online

  2. Scotland head coach Frank Hadden said: "Edinburgh's supporters will be delighted to welcome back one of their all-time favourites. Mossy is an iconic figure in Scottish sport and I'm delighted that from the end of May he will back in Edinburgh. To...
    on May 2, 2008 By: Frank Hadden Source: Celtic League

  3. "Me and my brothers and sisters used to play in the creeks around home in the Smoky Mountains, and more often than not, we'd land on a mossy covered rock that sent us for a ride like you wouldn't believe," Parton said. "That's the same kind...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Dolly Parton Source: The Herald-Times (subscription)

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