Mulla

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Mulla a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam; the head of a mosque
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mulla Same as Mollah.
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Usage

In literature:

They called him 'murree mulla' (a large strong man).
"A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson" by Watkin Tench
A mulla, or priest, attends, and implores the divine blessing on them.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
For 'twould kair any mush wafro to shoon the navyas of the mullas a't 'were cammoben to him.
"The English Gipsies and Their Language" by Charles G. Leland
A dialectic form of "gallu" or devil was "mulla".
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
Meditate on the splendor and glory which the light of renunciation, shining from the upper chamber of the heart of Mulla 'Ali-Jan, hath shed.
"Epistle to the Son of the Wolf" by Bahá’u’lláh
There, put down spear, mulla-mulla.
"King o' the Beach" by George Manville Fenn
These Mullas danced; they crouched down in the dreadful cold, thinking to warm their hands at these uncountable fires.
"The Three Mulla-mulgars" by Walter De La Mare
Mirza Mulla Rahmat, of Kashgar, who arrived at Peshawur lately, on his way to Mecca, has told what he knows about events in Kashgar.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
Perhaps you have never seen a mulla playing the oracle.
"The Treasure of the Tigris" by A. F. Mockler Ferryman
The "Faery Queen" once more opened its mystical leaves on the banks of the Mulla, before a judge, whose voice was fame.
"Amenities of Literature" by Isaac Disraeli
Besides, they wanted to inflict a martyr's death on me because I was persuading their principal mulla to the true faith.
"With Fire and Sword" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
Mohan Lal was ordered to wait upon Mulla Shakur, and to request him to release the traders.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 60, No. 373, November 1846" by Various
The voice of the mulla calling to prayer was heard.
"A Russian Proprietor" by Lyof N. Tolstoi
The Bregoge on the east, at the distance of a mile; the Mulla on the west, at about two miles.
"Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Vol. I (of 2)" by William Howitt
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In news:

Hunt for bin Laden and Mulla Omar continues in mountains.
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