- a vertical member, as of stone or wood, between the lights of a window, the panels in wainscoting, or the like.
- one of the radiating bars of a rose window or the like.
- to furnish with, or to form into divisions by the use of, mullions.
Origin of mullion
Related Words for mullioneddiagonally, horizontally, vertically, crossways, bay, aperture, bow, fenestella, oriel, jalousie, dormer, casement, fenestration, fanlight, fenestra, lunette, skylight, porthole, lancet, angular
Examples from the Web for mullioned
Historical Examples of mullioned
Over these also are mullioned windows with blank interstices.The New Guide to Peterborough Cathedral
George S. Phillips
But these also were mullioned, and the entire frontage of the house was uniform in its style.The Small House at Allington
The mullioned windows were so constructed that no one could enter through them.The Coming of the King
Beside this archway was a mullioned window with latticed panes.Glories of Spain
Charles W. Wood
Here was the open landscape in front of the mullioned windows.Hard Pressed
Fred M. White
- a vertical member between the casements or panes of a window or the panels of a screen
- one of the ribs on a rock face
- (tr) to furnish (a window, screen, etc) with mullions
Word Origin for mullion
"vertical column between the lights of a window," 1560s, metathesis of Middle English moyniel (early 14c.), from Anglo-French moinel, noun use of moienel (adj.) "middle," from Old French meien "intermediate, mean" (see mean (adj.)). Related: Mullioned.