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muley

[ myoo-lee, mool-ee ]

adjective

  1. (of cattle or deer) hornless; polled.


noun

, plural mul·eys.
  1. any cow.

muley

/ ˈmjuːlɪ; ˈmʌlɪ /

adjective

  1. (of cattle) having no horns


noun

  1. any hornless cow
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Word History and Origins

Origin of muley1

1565–75; variant of dial. moiley < Irish maol or Welsh moel bald, hornless + -ey 1, -ey 2
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Word History and Origins

Origin of muley1

C16: variant of dialect moiley, from Gaelic maol, Welsh moel bald
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Example Sentences

The latter's pony was straining every muscle to overhaul the muley.

"I don't like your young friend," said the Muley Cow to the old horse Ebenezer.

He was shaking some hay; in front of the Muley Cow (who belonged to him) when his father arrived.

Right behind him, with lowered head and elevated tail was a white muley, evidently chasing the lad.

The noose fell fairly over the head of the muley steer, this time.

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