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 Mowis.Much or Mudge. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mozaide (2 syl.) or Monzaida.
 
The “Moor,” settled in Calicut, who befriended Vasco da Gama when he first landed on the Indian continent.   1
       
“The Moor attends, Mozaide whose zealous care,
To Gama’s eyes revealed each treacherous suare.”
       
Camoens: Lusiad, bk. ix.
 


 Mowis.Much or Mudge. 

 
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