mullion

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mullion \Mul"lion\, verb (used with an object) To furnish with mullions; to divide by mullions.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mullion \Mul"lion\, noun [A corruption of munnion, F. moignon stump of an amputated limb, stump, OF. moing mutilated; cf. Armor. mo[~n], mou[~n], mank, monk, and also L. mancus maimed.] (Arch.) (a) A slender bar or pier which forms the division between the lights of windows, screens, etc. (b) An upright member of a framing. See {Stile}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

mullion

noun

1: a nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen)


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