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Meaning of MULL

Pronunciation:  mul, mul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides
  2. [n]  a term used in Scottish names of promontories; "the Mull of Kintyre"
  3. [v]  reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
  4. [v]  heat with sugar and spices to make a hot drink; "mulled cider"
 

MULL is a 4 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: chew over, contemplate, excogotate, meditate, mull over, muse, ponder, reflect, ruminate, speculate, think over
 
 See Also: bethink, brood, cerebrate, cogitate, consider, dulcify, dulcorate, dwell, edulcorate, foreland, headland, Inner Hebrides, introspect, island, premeditate, promontory, puzzle, question, study, sweeten, theologise, theologize, think, wonder, worry

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mull\ (m[u^]l), n. [Perh. contr. fr. mossul. See
    {Muslin}.]
    A thin, soft kind of muslin.
    
    
  2. \Mull\, n. [Icel. m[=u]li a snout, muzzle, projecting crag;
    or cf. Ir. & Gael. meall a heap of earth, a mound, a hill or
    eminence, W. moel. Cf. {Mouth}.]
    1. A promontory; as, the Mull of Cantyre. [Scot.]
    
    2. A snuffbox made of the small end of a horn.
    
    
  3. \Mull\, n. [Prob. akin to mold. [root]108. See {Mold}.]
    Dirt; rubbish. [Obs.] --Gower.
    
    
  4. \Mull\, v. t. [OE. mullen. See 2d {Muller}.]
    To powder; to pulverize. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    
  5. \Mull\, v. i.
    To work (over) mentally; to cogitate; to ruminate; -- usually
    with over; as, to mull over a thought or a problem. [Colloq.
    U.S.]
    
    
  6. \Mull\, n.
    An inferior kind of madder prepared from the smaller roots or
    the peelings and refuse of the larger.
    
    
  7. \Mull\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mulled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Mulling}.] [From mulled, for mold, taken as a p. p.; OE.
    mold-ale funeral ale or banquet. See {Mold} soil.]
    1. To heat, sweeten, and enrich with spices; as, to mull
       wine.
    
             New cider, mulled with ginger warm.   --Gay.
    
    2. To dispirit or deaden; to dull or blunt. --Shak.
    
    
 
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