plural -s
dialectal, England
: a stick that is used for stirring

Word History


of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse möndull handle; akin to (assumed) Oscan manfur, a part of a turner's lathe (whence Latin mamphur), Greek mothos din of battle, Sanskrit manthati it swirls

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“Mundle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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