mullah

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From Turkish molla, Persian ملا(mollâ), from Arabic مَوْلًى(mawlan, vicar, guardian).

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mullah (plural mullahs)

  1. (Islam) A religious scholar and teacher of sharia law.
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mullah (third-person singular simple present mullahs, present participle mullahing, simple past and past participle mullahed)

  1. (transitive, Britain, slang) Alternative form of muller (to beat, thrash)
    • 2009, Nigel Benn, The Dark Destroyer:
      But I mullahed him. He may have been four inches taller but I punched him through the ropes and knocked the granny and the grandad out of him.
    • 2016, Ben Cohen, Carry Me Home: My Autobiography (page 76)
      The Sevens practice session was touch rugby, but every time Harvey got the ball, I absolutely mullahed him. I pushed him, dumped him on his arse, ran through him. Every time.

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