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a town in N Austria, on the River Danube: noted for its baroque Benedictine abbey. Pop: 5222 (2001)
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  • “Oh no: light it, melk, and let us start again,” said Saxe in a whisper.

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  • “But melk was tired and sleepy: he fancied it was secured like that,” Saxe said to himself.

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  • It was, all considered, a very creditable repast which the good lady of melk Kraal prepared for the brigadier and his staff.

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    The Intelligence Officer
  • Come and eat your bread and cheese, melk,” cried Saxe; “it is only a loose stone tumbled down, and no one was hit.

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  • But look here, melk,” said Saxe, “suppose I go down and fetch up some wood and the coffee?

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  • All the land fit for transplanted rice, except that held by the Zemindars, was melk or free of revenue.

    An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal Fancis Buchanan Hamilton
  • "They must be going in for some kind of feast, up to Barracks," said the boy melk meditatively, after a pause.

    Major Vigoureux A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • Why, she gave two quo'ts o' melk the very mornin' she was done killed, two quo'ts.

  • I say,” he whispered, “poor old melk is so upset by what you said that he is not going to have tea with us.

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