noun death 19.
verb past tenses moulid, moudit, mullet
1 to kill 19-.
2 to be in danger of death, sometimes used figuratively: I am mouded for a sup o tea. 20-.
‣ mooled murdered la19.
‣ moolie a gaugie murder a man la19. etymology: Romany; moulid, moudit, mullet, sense 1 attested by Galloway and Perthshire and Argyleshire Tinkler-Gypsies, BS in TDITA and Sandy Stewart in RL; sense 2 attested by SS; also collected by Simson (1865) and Rev John Baird from informants and from Kirk Yetholm Gypsies note:
Grellmann (1787) collected froms Mujas; Mulo ‘to die’ from Continental gipsies. Smart & Crofton (1875) collected the forms moólo, múlo adjective ‘dead’ from English Gypsies.
Canadian Paul Pope (2013) attests a form moly with the same meaning. He also attests moud with the meaning ‘choke’.