AskDefine | Define moulder

Dictionary Definition

moulder v : break down; "The bodies decomposed in the heat" [syn: decompose, rot, molder]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From mould + -er.

Verb

  1. To decay or rot.
    • c.1855: John Brown's body lies a-mouldering in the grave, but his soul goes marching on! — Traditional, John Brown's Body

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