[ meyl ]

nounIrish Mythology.
  1. a son of Ronan, unjustly killed by him.

Words Nearby Mael Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Mael in a sentence

  • Ciaran leaves him his gospel—that which was recovered from the lake—and his bell, and his bearer Mael Odran.

  • Here we stopped to engage horses to the Riukan Foss, as there is no post-station at Mael.

    Northern Travel | Bayard Taylor
  • Mael cast a hand-bell of bronze for her and, when it was finished, he blessed it and threw it into the sea.

    Penguin Island | Anatole France
  • We entered the left bay, and landed at Mael, which lies at the mouth of the river Rykaness.

    Visit to Iceland | Ida Pfeiffer
  • But the holy Mael, observing those figures, discovered among them the image of a young mother holding a child upon her knees.

    Penguin Island | Anatole France