mull


1mull

verb \ˈməl\

Definition of MULL

transitive verb
1
:  to grind or mix thoroughly :  pulverize
2
:  to consider at length :  ponder —often used with over
intransitive verb

Origin of MULL

Middle English, from mul, mol dust, probably from Middle Dutch; akin to Old English melu meal — more at meal
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with MULL

2mull

verb

Definition of MULL

transitive verb
:  to heat, sweeten, and flavor (as wine or cider) with spices

Origin of MULL

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1618

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms

finish, gimlet, sake, setup, sommelier, syllabub, vintner, wassail

3mull

noun

Definition of MULL

:  a soft fine sheer fabric of cotton, silk, or rayon

Origin of MULL

by shortening & alteration from mulmul muslin, from Hindi malmal
First Known Use: 1798

4mull

noun

Definition of MULL

1
:  friable forest humus that forms a layer of mixed organic matter and mineral soil and merges gradually into the mineral soil beneath
2
:  a finely powdered solid especially in a suspension

Origin of MULL

Dan muld, from Old Norse mold dust, soil; akin to Old High German molta dust, soil — more at mold
First Known Use: 1928

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

Mull

geographical name \ˈməl\

Definition of MULL

island W Scotland in the Inner Hebrides area 351 square miles (913 square kilometers), pop 1499

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