Main meanings of mool in English

: mool1mool2

mool1

noun

dialect Scottish, Irish, British
  • 1The soil used to fill a grave; (in plural) grave-clods; (by metonymy) the grave.

  • 2Mould; earth, soil; a small lump or clod of earth; (in plural) loose or pulverized earth or soil.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Pearl. Apparently a variant of mould; for the form compare gool, variant of gold.

Pronunciation

mool

/muːl/

Main meanings of mool in English

: mool1mool2

mool2

verb

dialect Scottish, Irish, British
  • with object To bury (a corpse).

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From mool.

Pronunciation

mool

/muːl/