muley

[ myoo-lee, moo l-ee ]
/ ˈmyu li, ˈmʊl i /

adjective

(of cattle or deer) hornless; polled.

noun, plural mul·eys.

any cow.

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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)

/ (ˈmjuːlɪ) /

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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