Mullet

Mul"let

, n. [Cf. F. molet a sort of pinchers.] Small pinchers for curling the hair. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
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{

Mul"ley

(?),

Mool"ley

}, n. [CF. Gael. maolag a hornless cow, maol bald, hornless, blunt.] 1. A mulley or polled animal. [U. S.]
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2. A cow. [Prov. Eng.; U.S., a child's word.]
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Leave milking and dry up old mulley, thy cow.
Tusser.
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{

Mul"ley

(?),

Mool"ley

}, a. Destitute of horns, although belonging to a species of animals most of which have horns; hornless; polled; as, mulley cattle; a mulley (or moolley) cow. [U. S.]
[Written also muley.]

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mulligan

,

mulligan stew

n. 1. A stew made typically of meat, vegetables, and any conveniently available ingredients; also, an Irish version of burgoo.
Syn. -- Irish burgoo.
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2. (Golf) In informal and friendly games of golf, a permission to take another stroke without counting the previous stroke against the score, when a stroke was poorly played; a free stroke; as, to take a mulligan.
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