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munnion

[muhn-yuh n]
noun
  1. a mullion or muntin.
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Origin of munnion

First recorded in 1585–95; assimilated variant of mullion
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Examples from the Web for munnion

Historical Examples

  • Miss Munnion said that she had often observed it, and that it was very true.

    A Pair of Clogs

    Amy Walton

  • Of course Diana ought to come before everything, and yet Miss Munnion did not seem able to make up her mind to go to her.

    A Pair of Clogs

    Amy Walton

  • She had not to wait long, for Miss Munnion reappeared in less than five minutes shaking her head mournfully.

    A Pair of Clogs

    Amy Walton


British Dictionary definitions for munnion

munnion

noun
  1. an archaic word for mullion
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Word Origin

C16: from monial mullion
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