- (Of cattle) hornless.More example sentences
- You big boys seem to be like the muley cows in Oklahoma, who do not like to hook horns because muley cows by definition don't have horns.
- The Jr. Boys will rope muley steers or calves at all rodeos; no roping steers will be used.
- In one of the most entertaining events of the weekend, 20 two-man teams joined forces to rope and tie muley cattle weighing 600+ lb.
late 16th century (as noun): perhaps from Irish maol or Welsh moel, literally 'bald', used in the sense 'hornless cow'. The adjective dates from the mid 19th century.
noun (plural muleys or mulies)US • informal
- A mule deer.More example sentences
- Even when they are relatively young, however, whitetails and muleys are much larger than coyotes; their hooves are dangerous, often fatal, to coyotes that overstep predatory bounds.
- A small herd of muleys, both bucks and does, were hopping over the sage, making their way down a valley just outside of our camp.
- We mainly hunt muleys and they are rather large compared to the whitetails I have seen.