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maslin

[ maz-lin ]
/ ˈmæz lɪn /
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noun British Dialect.

a mixture of different grains, flours, or meals, especially rye mixed with wheat.
bread made from such a mixture of grains.
a mixture; medley.

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Also called mashlam.

Origin of maslin

1275–1325; Middle English mastlyoun<Middle French mesteillon, derivative of mesteil mixture <Vulgar Latin *mi(k)stilium.See mixed, -ile
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