- either of two pale green perennial grasses of the genus Melica, related to fescue, esp wood melick (M. uniflora) having branching flower heads, that are common in woodlands
New Latin melica, of unknown origin
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Oxenden made the same bet, which was taken by Melick and the doctor.
Melick opened the package, and it was seen that Featherstone had lost.
Melick has made some interesting studies on using pasteurized and sterilized well waters for washing.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition
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Melick now let himself down over the side, and placed the paper boats on the water as carefully as possible.
Melick said nothing, but, opening his knife, he cut the cords and unfolded the wrapper.