mumlie, mumli noun a candle la19-. etymology: possibly a development from Romany moomli with the same meaning; also attested by Galloway Tinkler-Gypsies and the form mumli collected by Joseph F G S Lucas from Kirk Yetholm Gypsies and also collected by RD note:

Grellmann (1787) collected the forms ‘Mommli; Mumeli’ ‘Light’ from Continental gipsies. Smart & Crofton (1875) collected the form Mumbli ‘a candle’ from English Gypsies.