intermeddle

[in-ter-med-l]
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Origin of intermeddle

1350–1400; inter- + meddle; replacing Middle English entremedlen < Anglo-French entremedler, Old French entremesler
Related formsin·ter·med·dler, noun
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intermeddle

verb
  1. (intr) rare another word for meddle

Word Origin for intermeddle

C14 entremedle, from Anglo-Norman entremedler, from Old French; see inter- + meddle
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Word Origin and History for intermeddle
v.

late 14c., from Latin inter- (see inter-) + Anglo-French medler (see meddle (v.)).

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