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 Mohyronus (Edricius).Mokan’na. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Moiré Antique (French)
 
is silk, etc., moiré (watered) in the antique style, or to resemble the material worn in olden times. The figuring of tin like frostwork or scales is called moiré métallique.   1
 


 Mohyronus (Edricius).Mokan’na. 

 
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