old moon etymology

English word old moon comes from English moon

Detailed word origin of old moon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
moon English (eng) (intransitive, US, colloquial) (usually followed by over or after) To fuss over something adoringly; to be infatuated with someone.. (transitive) To expose to the rays of the Moon.. (transitive, colloquial) To display one's buttocks to, typically as a jest, insult, or protest.. To spend time idly, absent-mindedly. (cartomancy) The thirty-second Lenormand card.. (literary) A month, [...]
old moon English (eng) The moon when it is waning.. The phase of the moon when it is waning.