white mule

noun Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.

Nearby words

  1. white metal,
  2. white meter,
  3. white mountain,
  4. white mountains,
  5. white mulberry,
  6. white muscle,
  7. white mustard,
  8. white nationalism,
  9. white night,
  10. white nile

Origin of white mule

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30

Also called white lightning.

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