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mullioned windows

mul·lion

 (mŭl′yən)
n.
A vertical member, as of stone or wood, dividing a window or other opening.

[Alteration of Middle English moniel, from Anglo-Norman moynel, perhaps from moienel, middle, from moien, from Latin mediānus, from medius; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots.]

mul′lioned (mŭl′yənd) adj.

mullion

(ˈmʌlɪən)
n
1. (Architecture) a vertical member between the casements or panes of a window or the panels of a screen
2. (Physical Geography) one of the ribs on a rock face
vb
(Architecture) (tr) to furnish (a window, screen, etc) with mullions
[C16: variant of Middle English munial, from Old French moinel, of unknown origin]

mul•lion

(ˈmʌl yən)
n.
1. a vertical member, as of stone or wood, between the lights of a window, the panels in wainscoting, or the like.
v.t.
2. to furnish with, or to form into divisions by the use of, mullions.
[1560–70; metathetic variant of monial (now obsolete), Middle English mo(y)niel, moynel < Anglo-French, probably for Old French *meienel = meien, moien middle (see mean3) + -el < Latin -ālis -al1]

mullion


Past participle: mullioned
Gerund: mullioning

Imperative
mullion
mullion
Present
I mullion
you mullion
he/she/it mullions
we mullion
you mullion
they mullion
Preterite
I mullioned
you mullioned
he/she/it mullioned
we mullioned
you mullioned
they mullioned
Present Continuous
I am mullioning
you are mullioning
he/she/it is mullioning
we are mullioning
you are mullioning
they are mullioning
Present Perfect
I have mullioned
you have mullioned
he/she/it has mullioned
we have mullioned
you have mullioned
they have mullioned
Past Continuous
I was mullioning
you were mullioning
he/she/it was mullioning
we were mullioning
you were mullioning
they were mullioning
Past Perfect
I had mullioned
you had mullioned
he/she/it had mullioned
we had mullioned
you had mullioned
they had mullioned
Future
I will mullion
you will mullion
he/she/it will mullion
we will mullion
you will mullion
they will mullion
Future Perfect
I will have mullioned
you will have mullioned
he/she/it will have mullioned
we will have mullioned
you will have mullioned
they will have mullioned
Future Continuous
I will be mullioning
you will be mullioning
he/she/it will be mullioning
we will be mullioning
you will be mullioning
they will be mullioning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mullioning
you have been mullioning
he/she/it has been mullioning
we have been mullioning
you have been mullioning
they have been mullioning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mullioning
you will have been mullioning
he/she/it will have been mullioning
we will have been mullioning
you will have been mullioning
they will have been mullioning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mullioning
you had been mullioning
he/she/it had been mullioning
we had been mullioning
you had been mullioning
they had been mullioning
Conditional
I would mullion
you would mullion
he/she/it would mullion
we would mullion
you would mullion
they would mullion
Past Conditional
I would have mullioned
you would have mullioned
he/she/it would have mullioned
we would have mullioned
you would have mullioned
they would have mullioned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mullion - a nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen)mullion - a nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen)
strip, slip - artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
window - a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
Translations

mullion

[ˈmʌlɪən] Nparteluz m

mullion

n
Längs- or Zwischenpfosten m
mullions pl (in Gothic Archit) → Stabwerk nt
References in classic literature ?
It was the work of a moment to tear the sheets from the bed, to tie the two ends together and a third round the mullion by which the larger window was bisected.
Near the top of this hill, about two miles from Linden-Car, stood Wildfell Hall, a superannuated mansion of the Elizabethan era, built of dark grey stone, venerable and picturesque to look at, but doubtless, cold and gloomy enough to inhabit, with its thick stone mullions and little latticed panes, its time-eaten air-holes, and its too lonely, too unsheltered situation, - only shielded from the war of wind and weather by a group of Scotch firs, themselves half blighted with storms, and looking as stern and gloomy as the Hall itself.
The light from the long, wide, mullioned window opposite shone in upon his nook, and, assisted by a secondary light of cold blue quality which shone down the chimney, enabled him to read there easily whenever disposed to do so.
A dull light shone through heavy mullioned windows, and from the high chimneys which rose from the steep, high-angled roof there sprang a single black column of smoke.
They admired everything--the old grey porch, the mullioned windows, the venerable gravestones dotting the green churchyard, the ancient tower, the very weathercock; the brown thatched roofs of cottage, barn, and homestead, peeping from among the trees; the stream that rippled by the distant water-mill; the blue Welsh mountains far away.
The new part, containing the schoolroom and dormitory, was lit by mullioned and latticed windows, which gave it a church-like aspect; a stone tablet over the door bore this inscription:-
The room is a large and lofty one, with an ample mullioned oriel window at one end; the walls, you see, are new, and not yet painted; but the furniture, though originally of an expensive sort, is old and scanty, and there is no drapery about the window.
Something of his birth place seemed to cling to the man, and I never looked at his pale, keen face or the poise of his head without associating him with gray archways and mullioned windows and all the venerable wreckage of a feudal keep.
"Exquisite!" cried her ladyship, surveying the old mullioned windows of the house, with their framing of creepers, and the grand stone buttresses projecting at intervals from the wall, each with its bright little circle of flowers blooming round the base.
de Barral was living then in a big stone mansion with mullioned windows in a large damp park, called the Priory, adjoining the village where the refined poet had built himself a house.
The building stood by itself, apart from the master's house, on an angle of ground where three roads met--an old gray stone building with a steep roof and mullioned windows.
A few miserable, greenish hovels, hanging over the water in front of these sumptuous Hôtels, did not prevent one from seeing the fine angles of their façades, their large, square windows with stone mullions, their pointed porches overloaded with statues, the vivid outlines of their walls, always clear cut, and all those charming accidents of architecture, which cause Gothic art to have the air of beginning its combinations afresh with every monument.