> > Paraula: molla - Llengua: Catal=E0
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> The interior of a loaf of bread; bread minus the crust
Molla (o tancada) is the soft spongy inside of something under the crust:
Most commonly bread, but I heard the word applied to crabs, shrimp,...
and even "peix de molla" applied to to crustless or shellless fish, that
is, cod or similars as opposed to mussels or even squid.
Molla (o oberta), besides being the feminine of moll (soaked wet), is also
"spring", metallic spiral, as in "matal=E0s de molles"
Also, I heard "amollar" in S Catalonia and N of Valencia meaning "to lend
of leave go something one had previously hold with some strength".
"Amollar uns diners", "Amollar una corda que tiba",...