- an artificial mixture of chalk and clay for making into bricks.
Origin of malm
before 900; Middle English malme sand, malm, Old English mealm- (in mealmiht sandy, mealmstān sandstone); cognate with Old Norse mālmr metal (in granular form), Gothic malma sand; akin to Old Saxon, Old High German melm dust. See meal2
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Examples from the Web for malm
It then became clearly known that a truce of seven months had been agreed to at Malm between Prussia and Denmark.The Revolutionary Movement of 1848-9 in Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Germany</p>
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I spend the evening of the same day in a good first-class hotel in the town of Malm.Legends
But he might have found an answer to this objection in the excellent observations published in 1867 by Malm.
On one occasion Malm saw a young fish raise and depress the lower eye through an angular distance of about seventy degrees.
Malm returns four members to the second chamber of the Riksdag (parliament).
- a soft greyish limestone that crumbles easily
- a chalky soil formed from this limestone
- an artificial mixture of clay and chalk used to make bricks
Old English mealm- (in compound words); related to Old Norse malmr ore, Gothic malma sand
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