white mule

noun

Word History

Etymology

so called from its lack of color and from its powerful kick

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white mule was in 1880

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“White mule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20mule. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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