1) This may be the dialect word ‘moise’ which means to improve, although evidence for its use in Yorkshire is otherwise lacking. Alternatively perhaps it was for ‘moite’; that is ‘burl’ or pick out the foreign matter.

One reference only: 1506 to crop and moise every suche cloth and it to be as good and fyn in the mydds as at the ends, York.

places York
dates 1506

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