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mote
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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Definition
a tiny piece of anything
  • A deaf gardener, aproned, masked with Matthew Arnold's face, pushes his mower on the sombre lawn watching narrowly the dancing motes of grasshalms.
    Episode 1 — Telemachus (25% in)
  • —Some people, says Bloom, can see the mote in others' eyes but they can't see the beam in their own.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (64% in)

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