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mell

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[ mel ]
/ mɛl /
British Dialect
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verb (used with object)
to blend; mix; meld.
verb (used without object)
to meddle; concern oneself.
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Origin of mell

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

Other definitions for mell (2 of 2)

mell2
[ mel ]
/ mɛl /
Scot. and North England

noun
a heavy hammer; mallet.
verb (used with object)
to beat with a mallet; hammer.

Origin of mell

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1250–1300; Middle English, variant of mall hammer <Old French mal, mail<Latin malleus
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