Mudcat Café message #1468430 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #80343   Message #1468430
Posted By: Amos
22-Apr-05 - 07:06 PM
Thread Name: BS: Today's word is:-
Subject: RE: BS: Today's word is:-
The jeweler defintion is probably archaic. Here's another:

(Mos"lings) n. pl. Thin shreds of leather shaved off in dressing skins. Simmonds.

But it makes sense such scraps would be useful in buffing silver.