"MULL, one of the western islands of Scotland, being part of the shire of Argyle, and lying to the westward of it: this island is twenty-four miles long, and in some places as many broad." Encyclopædia Britannica 1771

Mull is the second largest of the Hebrides. The highest mountain on Mull is the extinct volcano Ben More.

You can get there via ferry from Oban (north of Glasgow).

Mull (?), n. [Perh. contr. fr. mossul. See Muslin.]

A thin, soft kind of muslin.

 

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Mull, n. [Icel. mli a snout, muzzle, projecting crag; or cf. Ir. & Gael. meall a heap of earth, a mound, a hill or eminence, W. moel. Cf. Mouth.]

1.

A promontory; as, the Mull of Cantyre.

[Scot.]

2.

A snuffbox made of the small end of a horn.

 

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Mull, n. [Prob. akin to mold. 108. See Mold.]

Dirt; rubbish.

[Obs.]

Gower.

 

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Mull, v. t. [OE. mullen. See 2d Muller.]

To powder; to pulverize.

[Prov. Eng.]

 

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Mull, v. i.

To work (over) mentally; to cogitate; to ruminate; -- usually with over; as, to mull over a thought or a problem.

[Colloq. U.S.]

 

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Mull, n.

An inferior kind of madder prepared from the smaller roots or the peelings and refuse of the larger.

 

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Mull, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mulled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Mulling.] [From mulled, for mold, taken as a p.p.; OE. mold-ale funeral ale or banquet. See Mold soil.]

1.

To heat, sweeten, and enrich with spices; as, to mull wine.

New cider, mulled with ginger warm. Gay.

2.

To dispirit or deaden; to dull or blunt.

Shak.

 

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