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mool

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noun Scot. and North England.
  1. soft, crumbly soil rich in mold or humus.
  2. earth from or for a grave.
  3. a grave.

Origin of mool

First recorded in 1570–80; variant of mold3
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Examples from the Web for mool

Historical Examples

  • Ye ken naething but milk and bread when it's mool'd into ye.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • Mr. Mool waited at the lodgings, and sent a note to Baccani.

    Heart and Science

    Wilkie Collins

  • On Tuesday afternoon, Baccani's address was in Mr. Mool's hands.

    Heart and Science

    Wilkie Collins

  • "Pray forgive me if I refer to him again—for the last time," Mr. Mool pleaded.

    Heart and Science

    Wilkie Collins

  • Mr. Mool had only to hear, next, how that refutation had been obtained.

    Heart and Science

    Wilkie Collins