- That evening, in Downings, the team mulled things over, and finally Dan came up with a suggestion.
- Well, I sat through this entire trial except for a few weeks, and I think that the jury did an excellent job of evaluating the case and mulling it over.
- Autumn, with its cool evenings and time to sit with feet propped on a trusty hamper, is an excellent time to mull ideas and review notes.
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)
- 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.
Early 17th century: of unknown origin.
1920s: from Danish muld 'soil'.
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.
- US English dictionary
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