mulligrubs

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EtymologyEdit

From 16th century. Origin unknown. Perhaps based on mull (dirt) + grub.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

mulligrubs pl (plural only)

  1. (obsolete) colic
  2. (slang) sullenness; sulky behaviour
  3. (regional) low spirits, mild depression, the blues

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