mouldwarp

mouldwarp

(ˈməʊldˌwɔːp) or

mouldywarp

n
(Animals) an archaic or dialect name for a mole11
[C14 moldewarpe; ultimately from Germanic moldeworpon (unattested) earth-thrower, from moldā mould3 + wurp, werp to throw (both unattested)]
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Sometimes he angers me with telling of the mouldwarp and the ant, of the dreamer Merlin and his prophecies and of a dragon and a finless fish," he rails to Glendower's son-in-law Mortimer.
Many Mouldwarp writers were compared to inorganic substances, such as Ore-well, Cole-ridge and Gold-smith.
We learn from her that it was 'the Age of Mouldwarp,' and the belief in question was a 'delusion'.
A mouldwarp is an old name for which common creature?