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Mull

Syllabification: Mull
Pronunciation: /məl
 
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  • A large island of the Inner Hebrides; chief town, Tobermory.

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Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 6 definitions of Mull in English:

mull1

Syllabification: mull
Pronunciation: /məl
 
/

verb

[with object]
  • Think about (a fact, proposal, or request) deeply and at length: she began to mull over the various possibilities
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    • Of course, he now had the unfortunate opportunity to mull over the fact that very soon, if all went well, he would be more powerful than a king.
    • I was mulling over the fact that Natalie needs braces and my dental insurance sucks.
    • Yet take a moment to mull over the following set of facts with me, if you will…
    Synonyms
    ponder, consider, think over/about, reflect on, contemplate, turn over in one's mind, chew over, cogitate on, give some thought to

Origin

mid 19th century: of uncertain origin.

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Syllabification: mull
Pronunciation: /
 
məl/

verb

[with object] (usually as adjective mulled)
  • Warm (a beverage, especially wine, beer, or cider) and add spices and sweetening to it: a tankard of mulled ale
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    • The drink could really consist of nearly anything, as long as it had ale or sherry as a base, apples or cider, and mulled spices.
    • Since the theme is sweets, Haas keeps the rest of the fare simple, providing a few savory finger foods such as cheeses and crackers, along with mulled wine and apple cider.
    • That night we enjoyed some hot mulled wine, a warm fire, the company of random campers at the camp site, Judy's cheesecake, and a great big fuzzy black bear that was brown.

Origin

early 17th century: of unknown origin.

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Syllabification: mull
Pronunciation: /
 
məl/

noun

Soil Science
  • Humus formed under nonacid conditions.
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    • Humus should be of the mull type - ranging from acidic to calcareous, or moder in podsol.
    • Those woods with brown forest soils maintained mull humus, probably by virtue of their mixed floristic composition.

Origin

1920s: from Danish muld 'soil'.

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noun

[in place names] Scottish
  • A promontory: the Mull of Kintyre

Origin

Middle English: compare with Scottish Gaelic maol and Icelandic múli.

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Syllabification: mull
Pronunciation: /
 
məl/

noun

  • Thin, soft, plain muslin, used in bookbinding for joining the spine of a book to its cover.
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    • The point of the needle darts back and forth, teasing the weave of the fine muslin, mull or cotton.
    • It is made of a fine mull that is not imported to this country in the piece, and there is a satisfaction in wearing only hand-made garments.
    • Connecting cover boards to the mull, rather than directly to the signatures themselves, allows for a strong but flexible backbone.

Origin

late 17th century: abbreviation, from Hindi malmal.

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