Webster 1913 Edition
[F., fr. L.
Of or pertaining to a wall; being on, or in, a wall; growing on, or against, a wall;“Mural breach.”
Resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep;
a graduated circle, in the plane of the meridian, attached permanently to a perpendicular wall; – used for measuring arcs of the meridian. See–
a golden crown, or circle of gold indented so as to resemble a battlement, bestowed on him who first mounted the wall of a besieged place, and there lodged a standard.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Pertaining to a wall.
--Soon repaired her mural breach.
2.Resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep; as a mural precipice.
Mural crown, among the ancient Romans, a golden crown or circle of gold, indented and embattled, bestowed on him who first mounted the wall of a besieged place and there lodged a standard.