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 (mŏt), John Raleigh 1865-1955.
American religious leader. He shared the 1946 Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership of the YMCA.


 (mŏt), Lucretia Coffin 1793-1880.
American feminist and social reformer who was active in the antislavery movement and with Elizabeth Cady Stanton called the first convention for women's rights, held at Seneca Falls, New York (1848).

motte 1

also mott  (mŏt)
n. Texas
A copse or small stand of trees on a prairie.

[American Spanish mata, from Spanish, shrub, probably from Late Latin matta, mat; see mat1.]

motte 2

A flat-topped mound of earth, often made artificially in the Middle Ages, on which was built a wooden or stone defensive structure.

[From French, from Old French mote, mound; see moat.]
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1. US a copse or clump of trees
2. slang Brit a prostitute
3. slang Dublin a girlfriend
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1. Lucretia Coffin, 1793–1880, U.S. advocate of women's rights and the abolition of slavery.
2. Sir Nevill Francis, 1905–96, British physicist.
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Mott converted to "immediatism" after reading Elizabeth Heyrick's influential pamphlet, Immediate, not Gradual Abolition or An Inquiry Into the Shortest, Safest, and Most Effectual Means of Getting Rid of West Indian Slavery, published in England in 1824.
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"Since 1842, Mott's has proudly created delicious and healthy products for adults and children," says Allison Methvin, director of marketing for Mott's, a brand of Plano, Texas-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group.
(Donovan) Newton of Clearwater, FL; three brothers, David Mott of Holland, MA, Daniel Mott of Largo, FL and Dennis Mott of Cape Neddick, ME; two sisters, Deborah Smith of Petersham and Dawn Mott of San Mateo, FL; many nieces and nephews.
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But when the semester started, Mott was permitted by Seton Hall administrators to teach the class over the objections of the church.