/ (ˈmiːlɪz) /

  1. (functioning as singular) a South African word for maize

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How to use mealies in a sentence

  • We ground our mealies in coffee mills if no other mills were available.

  • The horse was tied to a pole inside the fence, and had evidently been eating his fill of mealies.

    Forging the Blades | Bertram Mitford
  • Then food was brought in—the usual beef and roast mealies, and all took a hearty hand at the trencher.

    Forging the Blades | Bertram Mitford
  • “It is war rations,” he said, as some dried meat and mealies stamped to a kind of flaky paste were produced.

    The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley | Bertram Mitford
  • What better—what more nutritious food could they have given me than mealies?

    Through Shot and Flame | J. D. Kestell.