(Mull), n. [Icel. muli 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.
(Mull), n. [Prob. akin to mold. &radic108. See Mold.] Dirt; rubbish. [Obs.] Gower.
(Mull), v. t. [OE. mullen. See 2d Muller.] To powder; to pulverize. [Prov. Eng.]
(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.]
(Mull), n. An inferior kind of madder prepared from the smaller roots or the peelings and refuse of
(Mull), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mulled (muld); 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.
(||Mul"la) n. Same as Mollah.
(Mul`la*ga*taw"ny) n. [Tamil milagu-tannir pepper water.] An East Indian curry soup.
(Mul"lah) n. See Mollah.
(Mul"lar) n. A die, cut in intaglio, for stamping an ornament in relief, as upon metal.
Moth mullein. See under Moth. Mullein foxglove, an American herb (Seymeria macrophylla)
with coarse leaves and yellow tubular flowers with a spreading border. Petty mullein, the cowslip.
(Mul"lein) n. [OE. moleyn, AS. molegn.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Verbascum. They are
tall herbs having coarse leaves, and large flowers in dense spikes. The common species, with densely
woolly leaves, is Verbascum Thapsus.
(Mul"len) n. (Bot.) See Mullein.
1. One who, or that which, mulls.
2. A vessel in which wine, etc., is mulled over a fire.
(Mull"er), n. [OE. mullen to pulverize, bruise; cf. Icel. mylja; prob. akin to E. mold soil. See
Mold soil, and cf. Mull dirt.] A stone or thick lump of glass, or kind of pestle, flat at the bottom, used
for grinding pigments or drugs, etc., upon a slab of similar material.
(Mül*le"ri*an) a. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Johannes Müller.