from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having no horns: muley cattle.
  • n. An animal without horns, especially a cow.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Without horns.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stiff, long saw, guided at the ends but not stretched in a gate.
  • n. See mulley.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Hornless: said of cattle.
  • n. Any cow: a colloquial abbreviation of muley cow.
  • n. Same as muley-saw.


From Irish Gaelic maol (from Old Irish mael) or from Welsh moel, bald, hornless.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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