Origin of mullMiddle English mullen, to grind from mul, dust from Old English myl, dust: for Indo-European base see mold
- To mull is to ponder over or think about something for a long time.
An example of to mull is to consider an offer for five days.
- To mull is defined as to add spices to wine or cider.
An example of to mull is adding cinnamon and cloves to apple cider.
Origin of mullfrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps
Origin of mullcontr. from mulmul from and Persian malmal
transitive verbmulled, mull·ing, mulls
Origin of mullOrigin unknown
verbmulled, mull·ing, mulls
Origin of mullProbably Middle English mollen, mullen to moisten, crumble ; see moil .
Origin of mullShort for mulmull from Hindi malmal
(third-person singular simple present mulls, present participle mulling, simple past and past participle mulled)
(countable and uncountable, plural mulls)
- A thin, soft muslin.
- (uncountable) Marijuana that has been chopped to prepare it for smoking.
- A stew of meat, broth, milk, butter, vegetables, and seasonings, thickened with soda crackers.
- The gauze used in bookbinding to adhere a text block to a book's cover.
- An inferior kind of madder prepared from the smaller roots or the peelings and refuse of the larger.
Probably related to mould.
- An island in the Inner Hebrides.
- She didn't have much time alone to mull their conversation or her troubled thoughts.
- Later in the year he made an expedition to Mull, when he obtained other MSS.
- As he drove back to town, he continued to mull over what Under Sheriff Larkin had said about Fitzgerald.
- I have to mull it around in my head a bit more if you don't mind.
- The Inner Hebrides are much more scattered and principally include Skye, Small Isles (Canna, Sanday, Rum, Eigg and Muck), Coll, Tyree, Lismore, Mull, Ulva, Staffa, Iona, Kerrera, the Slate Islands (Seil, Easdale, Luing, Shuna, Torsay), Colonsay, Oronsay, Scarba, Jura, Islay and Gigha.