from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To heat and spice (wine, for example).
- transitive v. To go over extensively in the mind; ponder.
- intransitive v. To ruminate; ponder: mull over a plan.
- n. A soft thin muslin used in dresses and for trimmings.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To work (over) mentally; to cogitate; to ruminate; usually with over.
- v. To chop marijuana so that it becomes a smokable form.
- v. To heat and spice something, such as wine.
- v. To join two or more individual windows at mullions.
- v. To dull or stupefy
- n. A thin, soft muslin.
- n. Marijuana that has been chopped to prepare it for smoking.
- n. A stew of meat (chicken, goat, dove, pork, etc.), broth, milk, butter, vegetables, and seasonings, thickened with soda crackers.
- n. The gauze used in bookbinding to adhere a text block to a book's cover.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A thin, soft kind of muslin.
- n. A promontory.
- n. A snuffbox made of the small end of a horn.
- n. Dirt; rubbish.
- transitive v. To powder; to pulverize.
- intransitive v. To work (over) mentally; to cogitate; to ruminate; -- usually with over.
- n. An inferior kind of madder prepared from the smaller roots or the peelings and refuse of the larger.
- transitive v. To heat, sweeten, and enrich with spices.
- transitive v. To dispirit or deaden; to dull or blunt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Dust; rubbish; dirt.
- n. Soft, crumbling soil.
- n. [⟨ mull, verb, 3.] A muddle; a mess; a failure: applied to anything that is involved or confused through mismanagement.
- To reduce to dust; break into small pieces; crumb.
- To rub, squeeze, or bruise.
- To confuse; mix up; muddle; make a mess of.
- n. A cape or promontory: as, the mull of Galloway; the mull of Kintyre.
- n. A dialectal (Scotch) form of mill.
- To heat and spice for drinking, as ale, wine, or the like; especially, to make into a warm drink, sweetened and spiced.
- To boil or stew.
- To stir; bustle; make a stir.
- To work continuously at anything without making much progress; toil steadily and accomplish little; moil.
- n. Compare muley. Satyr against Hypocrites (1689).
- To rain softly.
- n. A thin, soft kind of muslin used for dresses, trimmings, etc.: known as India mull, French mull, etc. Also mulmul, mullmull.
- In leather manufacturing, to soften.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. reflect deeply on a subject
- v. heat with sugar and spices to make a hot drink
- n. an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides
- n. a term used in Scottish names of promontories
Probably Middle English mollen, mullen, to moisten, crumble; see moil.
Short for mulmull, from Hindi malmal.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)