muley
adjective Etymology: of Celtic origin; akin to Irish & Scottish Gaelic maol bald, hornless, Welsh moel Date: 1840 polled, hornless; especially naturally hornless

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  • muley — muley, dar muley expr. matar, asesinar. ❙ «¿Por qué no la damos muley y la tiramos por ahí, en algún cubo de basura?» Fernando Martínez Laínez, La intentona del dragón. ❘ también mulé …   Diccionario del Argot "El Sohez"

  • Muley — Mu ley, n. (Sawmills) A stiff, long saw, guided at the ends but not stretched in a gate. [1913 Webster] {Muley axle} (Railroad), a car axle without collars at the outer ends of the journals. Forney. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muley — Mul ey, n. See {Mulley}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muley — [myo͞o′lē, moo′lē] adj. [Scot moiley < Celt, as in Welsh moel, Gael maol, hornless, bald < IE base * mai , to cut off > MAD] hornless; polled: said of cattle n. 1. a hornless cow 2. any cow …   English World dictionary

  • Muley — (Mūlāy) ► Nombre de varios sultanes de Marruecos. ► Muley, Abderramán VER Abderramán Muley ► Muley, Hafid (Hāfiz) (1875 1937) Sultán de Marruecos en 1908 12. Durante su mandato el país se vio sometido a una gran confusión. ► Muley, Hasán (Hassan) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • muley — Mulley Mul ley, Moolley Mool ley, a. Destitute of horns, although belonging to a species of animals most of which have horns; hornless; polled; as, mulley cattle; a mulley (or moolley) cow. [U. S.] [Written also {muley}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muley — /myooh lee, mool ee/, adj., n., pl. muleys. adj. 1. (of cattle or deer) hornless; polled. n. 2. any cow. Also, mulley. [1565 75; var. of dial. moiley < Ir maol or Welsh moel bald, hornless + EY1, EY2] * * * …   Universalium

  • muley — adjective Without horns …   Wiktionary

  • muley — (entrée créée par le supplément) (mu lé) s. m. Titre précédant le nom des empereurs du Maroc et souvent pris, à tort, pour un nom propre. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Arabe, maula i, mon seigneur, DEVIC, Dict. Etym, ( le a de la terminaison de maula est long) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • muley — adj. naturally hornless; bald …   English contemporary dictionary

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