muley

[myoo-lee, moo l-ee]
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adjective

(of cattle or deer) hornless; polled.

noun, plural mul·eys.

any cow.

Nearby words

  1. muleheaded,
  2. mules,
  3. mules operation,
  4. muleta,
  5. muleteer,
  6. muley saw,
  7. mulga,
  8. mulhacén,
  9. mulhouse,
  10. muliebria

Also mulley.

Origin of muley

1565–75; variant of dial. moiley < Irish maol or Welsh moel bald, hornless + -ey1, -ey2

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British Dictionary definitions for muley

muley

mulley (ˈmʌlɪ)

adjective

(of cattle) having no horns

noun

any hornless cow

Word Origin for muley

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

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