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
Articles of wearing apparel were done upon a soft fine muslin called mull, breadths of which were embroidered for skirts, lengths of it were scalloped and embroidered for flounces, and hand-lengths of it were done for the short waists and sleeves of the pretty Colonial gowns worn by our delicate ancestresses.
The Greeks and Romans were known to "mull" wine by adding spices to enhance its flavor and because it was thought to have health benefits.
He seemed to kind of mull over the question in a way that before I thought he was pretty defensive.
If standard farm 'mull' is used, you must check that it is in this condition, which means that it has decomposed fully.
Muslin is wider than calico or ordinary print, and thin silk fabrics such as mull and chiffon are wider than velvet.
At each window should be found dark shades, and if curtains are desired they should be of an easily washable material, such as mull, swiss, lawn, voile, or scrim.
The leaders are going to "mull" over the situation?
I will have to "mull" over it more later - work calls
So score one for Charlie for getting in the Hill over a "mull".
So I thought mebby you'd like to hear of this case so you could kind of mull it over in your mind whilst you're loafin 'up here. "