mould | mold, n.1
A word inherited from Germanic.
earth, esp. loose, broken, or friable earth; surface soil. lumps or clods of earth
The upper soil of cultivated land; garden soil; esp. such soil when rich in organic matter and particularly suitable for cultivation; topsoil.
With disparaging implication: land considered as a possession.
Rotting earth considered as the material of the human body; the human body or its substance, esp. as opposed to the soul or spirit.
The decayed remains of a human body.
The ground considered as a place of burial
The ground considered as a surface or as a solid stratum.
The world in which humans dwell; the earth.
mould | mold, n.3
Apparently a borrowing from French.
The result of moulding; an imparted form.
The distinctive nature of a person or thing, esp. as indicative of origin; constitution, character.
The form or shape of something, esp. the physique or features of a person, the build of an animal.
The body of a living creature, esp. considered as something that has been shaped.
The form or structural type of a building or a ship.
A concave impression in rock left by a fossil; a convex internal cast of a hollow fossil such as a shell. Also: the cavity remaining when a fossil has dissolved away.
A pattern by which something is shaped.
A modelled or incised surface from which an impression can be taken.
A temporary construction of boards, etc., forming a cavity into which earth or wet concrete is placed so as to assume the shape of the cavity upon hardenin
Something which gives shape, form, or character to something else; an established pattern.
An object of imitation; a model or example.
mould | mold, n.4
A woolly, furry, or staining growth now recognized as consisting of fungus, such as that which forms on food, textiles, etc., esp. in moist warm air. Later also (frequently with distinguishing word): a fungus, esp. one that produces the abundant visible mycelium or spore mass of which such a growth consists.
Originally: spec. a powdery mildew of the hop plant, caused by Sphaerotheca humuli. Later: any of various plant diseases characterized by such a growth on leaves, fruit, or other parts; a fungus causing such a disease