MOULDER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MOULDER
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 n.  one who, or that which, molds or forms into shape; one skilled in the art of making molds for castings
Classic Sentence:
1  She felt herself once more the alert and competent moulder of emergencies, and the remembrance of her power over Selden flushed her with sudden confidence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
2  What had been a conservatory had now no window-shades, and on the mouldering shelves stood some dry, forsaken flower-pots, with sticks in them, whose dried leaves showed they had once been plants.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
3  It had once been hung with a showy and expensive paper, which now hung mouldering, torn and discolored, from the damp walls.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
4  It was an old, dilapidated, mouldering dovecot.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
5  The old wintry branches of chandeliers in the room where the mouldering table was spread had been lighted while we were out, and Miss Havisham was in her chair and waiting for me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXIX
6  A great many of the tenements had shop-fronts; but these were fast closed, and mouldering away; only the upper rooms being inhabited.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
7  He shook the sound out of his ears by an angry toss of his head and hurried on, stumbling through the mouldering offal, his heart already bitten by an ache of loathing and bitterness.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
8  Their escutcheons have long mouldered from the walls of their castles.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  The machine enables a moulder to form a consolidated and accurately shaped brick in a few simple movements taking about 30 seconds.
2  I found these apples mouldering in the cupboard.
3  The plans mouldered away in a forgotten corner of the office.