mell

1
[mel]British Dialect

verb (used with object)

to blend; mix; meld.

verb (used without object)

to meddle; concern oneself.

Origin of mell

1
1250–1300; Middle English mellen < Middle French meller; see meddle

mell

2
[mel]Scot. and North England

noun

a heavy hammer; mallet.

verb (used with object)

to beat with a mallet; hammer.

Origin of mell

2
1250–1300; Middle English, variant of mall hammer < Old French mal, mail < Latin malleus
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Word Origin and History for melled

mell

v.

"to mix, meddle," c.1300, mellen, from Old French meller, variant of mesler (see meddle). Related: Melled; melling.

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