Origin of mullein
Examples from the Web for mullen
When Admiral Mullen testified, it was one of the most memorable moments of our lives.Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato’s Favorite World of Wonder Clips (VIDEO)|Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato|February 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Broadwell confirms what has long been accepted rumor: that Petraeus hoped to succeed Mullen as chairman of the joint chiefs.
Mullen was no doubt emboldened by the fact that he is leaving his job soon.
Mullen labeled the Haqqani Taliban a “veritable arm” and “proxy” of the ISI.
It is not as though this is the first administration warning about ISI; or even the first from Admiral Mullen.
And Miss Mullen—she's sent for me a sight more times than I've been.
A vote was then taken and Alfred stood expelled from the Mullen family forever.Unfettered|Sutton E. Griggs
Wheeler, Willis and Larry went out in order, the first two on strikes and the latter on a grounder fielded by Mullen.Baseball Joe, Home Run King|Lester Chadwick
Meanwhile Mrs. Smithers had begun proceedings for obtaining the property willed her by Mr. Mullen.
All the jerks on Mullen Street, you had to stick it into plain-clo'es cop.The Trial of Callista Blake|Edgar Pangborn
British Dictionary definitions for mullen
Word Origin for mullein
Word Origin and History for mullen
tall plant of the figwort family, mid-15c., from Anglo-French moleine (French moulaine), perhaps literally "the soft-leaved plant," from French mol "soft," from Latin mollis (see melt (v.))