Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
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MOLT, v.i. To shed or cast the hair, feathers, skin, horns, &c.; as an animal. Fowls molt by losing their feathers, beasts by losing their hair, serpents by casting their skins, and deer their horns. The molting of the hawk is called mewing.