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  • n. A fine, soft muslin; mull.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fine, soft muslin; mull.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as mull.


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  • The new collection also includes 'mulmul' fabric kurtas in attractive shades and embroidery works.

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  • His kurtas and dhotis were the finest mulmul in summer and tussar in winter – both traditionally woven too, he reasoned.

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  • The Italian look is sexier -- bikini tops and shorts with mulmul tops.

  • A change of vowels or a doubling of a consonant is also not infrequent, thus giving English kunkur ` variety of limestone 'in lieu of kankar, mulmul ` muslin' in lieu of malmal, muggar ` kind of crocodile 'in lieu of magar.

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  • Other examples of the same phenomenon include: chokey ` customs station 'and chowk ` marketplace,' from cauki ` marketplace '; mulmul (see above) and mull ` soft thin muslin,' from malmal (see above); pandit ` scholar; man held in high respect 'and pundit ` very learned; authoritative commentator,' from pandit ` wise, learned '; and numdah ` thick felt rug' and numnah

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XVIII No 1


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  • A fine, soft muslin; mull.

    October 14, 2008