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 Mow, a heap, and Mow,Mozaide (2 syl.) or Monzaida. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mowis.
 
The bridegroom of snow, who (according to American Indian tradition) wooed and won a beautiful bride; but when morning dawned, Mowis left the wigwam, and melted into the sunshine. The bride hunted for him night and day in the forests, but never saw him more.   1
 


 Mow, a heap, and Mow,Mozaide (2 syl.) or Monzaida. 

 
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