Origin of mel
- a male given name, form of Melvin.
- Melvin HowardMelThe Velvet Fog, 1925–99, U.S. jazz singer, actor, and composer.
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Examples from the Web for mel
The only difference was the writing staff was Neil Simon, Mel Brooks, and Carl Reiner, and they started writing on Monday.Harry Shearer on Being Nixon, ‘The Simpsons Movie’ Sequel, and Why Obama Should Return His Nobel
October 21, 2014
An interview with Mel Greig will be shown on the flagship BBC2 news program Newsnight tonight.Kate Prank Call DJ Tells of Death Threats
October 13, 2014
[Shakes Head] When I saw this film, though, I thought the mantle of Mel Brooks had been passed.Life After ‘SVU’: Christopher Meloni on ‘They Came Together,’ Stabler, and His Famous Behind
June 21, 2014
Could you imagine a panel on Jewish issues featuring Mel Gibson?The Heritage Hate Panel Features Two Leading Islamophobes
June 17, 2014
Going played Arlene, the star of the soap opera that Mel writes for, who mentors Megan.The Most Random Old TV Stars to Appear on ‘Mad Men’
May 29, 2014
So, Mel,' said Jonas, venturing on another squeeze; 'when shall it be?'Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
He races back and starts to holler, “Stop it Mel,” and grabs her collar.FreeChildrenStories.com Collection
"The science of rocks," Mel interrupted, between bites of steak.
Mel said something indistinguishable—I'd caught him on a bite of steak.
Her voice trailed off with awareness of Mel's tiny smile—a smile that widened.
- pharmacol a pure form of honey formerly used in pharmaceutical products
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