Definitions

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  • n. A drove of mules.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A moor.
  • n. A drove of mules.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A drove of mules.

Etymologies

Spanish from mulo, mula, a mule. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We saw by the tracks that they had been stampeded; and, as a very suspicious moccasin-track was discovered near the river, we feared that the Arapahos had paid a visit to the mulada.

    Wild Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • During the night our mulada, which was grazing at large in the prairie, was stampeded by the Indians.

    Wild Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • Luckily for me, Panchito, my horse, wheeled out of the crowd, and, followed by his mules, galloped up to the fire, and came to me when I whistled; the remainder of the mulada continuing their flight.

    Wild Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • One of the herders was killed, but the negroes, when the animals were already in the hands of the Indians, seized their rifles and came to the rescue, succeeding in recapturing the mulada.

    Wild Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • At this time the Pasenos had enrolled themselves into a body of troops termed auxiliares, 700 strong; but in spite of them the Apaches attacked a mulada at the outskirts of the town, and, but for the bravery of two negroes, runaway slaves from the

    Wild Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • When the next _mulada_ should appear, animals would be sent to Tumbala for my companions and the luggage.

    In Indian Mexico (1908)

  • The last was the rear guard, commanded by Captain Rivera, convoying the spare horses and mules (caballada y mulada).

    The March of Portola and the Discovery of the Bay of San Francisco

  • A hundred voices burst forth in one simultaneous yell, the hoofs of a hundred horses rang upon the turf, the _mulada_ got into motion, the mules squealing and plunging violently, and the next moment every one of them had broken their lariats, and were running at a furious gallop out of the valley!

    The White Chief A Legend of Northern Mexico

  • In its place, however, a handsome _mulada_ of no less than thirty mules was seen picketed in the bottom of the little valley.

    The White Chief A Legend of Northern Mexico

  • At one time they fancied they could see a dark form crouching along the ground in the direction of the _mulada_, that was picketed not a hundred yards off.

    The White Chief A Legend of Northern Mexico

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