Mullock Mul"lock, n. [From {Mull} dirt: cf. Scot. mulloch, mulock, crumb. [root]108.] Rubbish; refuse; dirt. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

All this mullok [was] in a sieve ythrowe. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • mullock — noun a) Rubbish, waste matter. On certain days, when hot currents shimmered off Oysters Reef, we would detect the chalk dust of the mullock heaps, acrid; or, from the opal mines themselves, the ghastly fug of the tunnels and shafts. b) Waste rock …   Wiktionary

  • mullock — /ˈmʌlək / (say muluhk) noun 1. mining refuse; muck. 2. anything valueless. –verb (i) 3. Colloquial to work in a slipshod way. –phrase 4. poke mullock at, Colloquial to ridicule; make fun of. {British dialect mullock heap of rubbish, refuse. See… …   Australian English dictionary

  • mullock — mullocky, adj. /mul euhk/, n. 1. (in Australasia) refuse or rubbish, as rock or earth, from a mine; muck. 2. poke mullock at, Australian. to ridicule. [1350 1400; orig. dial. E; ME mullok, equiv. to mul dust, mold, rubbish (cf. OE myl dust; vowel …   Universalium

  • mullock — [ mʌlək] noun 1》 dialect rubbish or nonsense. 2》 Austral./NZ rock which contains no gold or from which gold has been extracted. Phrases poke mullock at Austral./NZ informal ridicule. Origin ME: dimin. of earlier mul dust, rubbish , from MDu …   English new terms dictionary

  • Mullock — anything valueless; nonsense; rubbish …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • mullock — I Australian Slang anything valueless; nonsense; rubbish II Yorkshire Dialect Mess …   English dialects glossary

  • mullock — mul·lock …   English syllables

  • mullock —  dirt or rubbish. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • mullock — n. 1 Austral. or dial. refuse, rubbish. 2 Austral. a rock containing no gold. b refuse from which gold has been extracted. 3 Austral. ridicule. Etymology: ME dimin. of mul dust, rubbish, f. MDu …   Useful english dictionary

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