- 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…
Mid 19th century: of uncertain origin.
Words that rhyme with mullannul, cull, dull, gull, hull, lull, null, scull, skull, Solihull, trull, Tull
verb[with object] (usually as adjective mulled)
- 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.
Early 17th century: of unknown origin.
1920s: from Danish muld 'soil'.
Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun[in place names] Scottish
Middle English: compare with Scottish Gaelic maol and Icelandic múli.
- 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.
Late 17th century: abbreviation, from Hindi malmal.