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  • A large island of the Inner Hebrides; chief town, Tobermory. It is separated from the coast of Scotland near Oban by the Sound of Mull.

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There are 6 definitions of Mull in English:

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verb

[with object]

Origin

mid 19th century: of uncertain origin.

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verb

[with object] (usually as adjective mulled)
  • Warm (an alcoholic drink, especially wine or beer) and add sugar and spices to it: a glass of mulled wine
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    • We drank some beer, mulled some wine, ate some mince pies, and managed to repair several cigarettes.
    • Eight people are huddled around the stove, drinking freshly mulled wine to keep out the chill.
    • Saturday 20th December: I will be watching The Muppets' Christmas Carol and drinking mulled wine. It'll be all festive and everything.

Origin

early 17th century: of unknown origin.

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Humus formed under non-acid 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
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    • The Mull of Galloway is Scotland’s most southerly point and is one of its least known parts.
    • The Mull of Kintyre proper is the lump of the peninsula south of Campbeltown, with the lighthouse at Machrihanish on its north west.

Origin

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

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noun

[mass 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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