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mulligrubs

[muhl-i-gruhbz] /ˈmʌl ɪˌgrʌbz/
noun, (used with a singular or plural verb) Southern U.S.
1.
ill temper; colic; grumpiness.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; earlier mulligrums, apparently alteration of megrims
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n.

"fit of the blues," also "colic," 1590s, mulliegrums, fanciful formation.

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