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Mule vs. Muse

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  • Mule (noun)

    The generally sterile male or female hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse.

  • Mule (noun)

    The generally sterile hybrid offspring of any two species of animals.

  • Mule (noun)

    A hybrid plant.

  • Mule (noun)

    A stubborn person.

  • Mule (noun)

    A person paid to smuggle drugs.

  • Mule (noun)

    A coin or medal minted with obverse and reverse designs not normally seen on the same piece, either intentionally or in error.

  • Mule (noun)

    A MMORPG character, or NPC companion in a tabletop RPG, used mainly to store extra inventory for the owner's primary character.

  • Mule (noun)

    Any of a group of cocktails involving ginger ale or ginger beer, citrus juice, and various liquors.

  • Mule (noun)

    A kind of cotton-spinning machine.

  • Mule (noun)

    A shoe that has no fitting or strap around the heel, but which covers the foot.

  • Mule (verb)

    To smuggle (illegal drugs).

  • Muse (noun)

    A source of inspiration.

  • Muse (noun)

    A poet; a bard.

  • Muse (noun)

    An act of musing; a period of thoughtfulness.

  • Muse (noun)

    A gap or hole in a hedge, fence, etc. through which a wild animal is accustomed to pass; a muset.

    "Find a hare without a muse. (old proverb)"

  • Muse (verb)

    To become lost in thought, to ponder.

  • Muse (verb)

    To say (something) with due consideration or thought.

  • Muse (verb)

    To think on; to meditate on.

  • Muse (verb)

    To wonder at.

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  • Mule (noun)

    A hybrid animal; specifically, one generated between an ass and a mare. Sometimes the term is applied to the offspring of a horse and a she-ass, but that hybrid is more properly termed a hinny. See Hinny.

  • Mule (noun)

    A plant or vegetable produced by impregnating the pistil of one species with the pollen or fecundating dust of another; - called also hybrid.

  • Mule (noun)

    A very stubborn person.

  • Mule (noun)

    A machine, used in factories, for spinning cotton, wool, etc., into yarn or thread and winding it into cops; - called also jenny and mule-jenny.

  • Mule (noun)

    A slipper that has no fitting around the heel.

  • Muse (noun)

    A gap or hole in a hedge, hence, wall, or the like, through which a wild animal is accustomed to pass; a muset.

  • Muse (noun)

    One of the nine goddesses, daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, who presided over song and the different kinds of poetry, and also the arts and sciences; - often used in the plural. At one time certain other goddesses were considered as muses.

  • Muse (noun)

    A particular power and practice of poetry; the inspirational genius of a poet.

  • Muse (noun)

    A poet; a bard.

  • Muse (noun)

    Contemplation which abstracts the mind from passing scenes; absorbing thought; hence, absence of mind; a brown study.

  • Muse (noun)

    Wonder, or admiration.

  • Muse (verb)

    To think closely; to study in silence; to meditate.

  • Muse (verb)

    To be absent in mind; to be so occupied in study or contemplation as not to observe passing scenes or things present; to be in a brown study.

  • Muse (verb)

    To wonder.

  • Muse

    To think on; to meditate on.

  • Muse

    To wonder at.

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  • Mule (noun)

    sterile offspring of a male donkey and a female horse

  • Mule (noun)

    a slipper that has no fitting around the heel

  • Muse (noun)

    in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science

  • Muse (noun)

    the source of an artist's inspiration;

    "Euterpe was his muse"

  • Muse (verb)

    reflect deeply on a subject;

    "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"

    "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"

    "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"

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