- muller, hermann joseph,
Origin of mulligan
Examples from the Web for mulligan
Mulligan and Timberlake may be stars, but the Coens leave them admirably unbuffed.
Mulligan's character is shacked up with Justin Timberlake, who—in the spirit of the film—delivers a subtly effective performance.
I also just get called “Mulligan” a lot, which I quite like.
This may seem silly, but I have a friend with the last name “Mulligan,” and we used to call her “Mulligatawny,” like the soup.
“He is not now and never will be a martyr,” Mulligan said of Hasan.Nidal Hasan Deserves the Death Sentence the Fort Hood Jury Imposed|Michael Daly|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Two minutes later Mulligan returned with four quart bottles.
At ten o'clock he sauntered into the rear room of Mulligan's saloon.
As I have told you, Mulligan's Field was the big field for all that countryside.Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2|Works Projects Administration
Sure you're the sunshine of Mulligan Alley and the belle of Shantytown.The White Christmas and other Merry Christmas Plays|Walter Ben Hare
Buck Mulligan sighed tragically and laid his hand on Stephen's arm.Ulysses|James Joyce
Word Origin for mulligan
surname, from Gaelic Maolagan, Old Irish Maelecan, a double diminutive of mael "bald," hence "the little bald (or shaven) one," probably often a reference to a monk or disciple. As "stew made with whatever's available," 1904, hobo slang, probably from a proper name. The golf sense of "extra stroke after a poor shot" (1949) is sometimes said to be from the name of a Canadian golfer in the 1920s whose friends gave him an extra shot in gratitude for driving them over rough roads to their weekly foursome at St. Lambert Country Club near Montreal.