mullion

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English[edit]

A mullioned window.

Etymology[edit]

Altered from monial (mullion),[1] or a metathesis of Middle English moyniel, itself from the same source as the former.[2]

Noun[edit]

mullion (plural mullions)

  1. (architecture) A vertical bar between the panes of glass or casements of a window or the panels of a screen.
    Coordinate term: transom
    Hyponyms: glazing bar, muntin

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Verb[edit]

mullion (third-person singular simple present mullions, present participle mullioning, simple past and past participle mullioned)

  1. (transitive) To shape into divisions by means of mullions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 1884–1928, and First Supplement, 1933.
  2. ^ mullion”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016, →ISBN.

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Gamilaraay[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mullion

  1. wedge-tailed eagle, eaglehawk