noun Chiefly Scot.
Origin of merle1
Definition for merle (2 of 3)
Origin of merle2
Definition for merle (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for merle
The stars kept coming: Bing Crosby, Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon.
And, perhaps most heartbreakingly, Merle died trying to take out the Governor on his own.A Primer For ‘The Walking Dead’ Season Four Premiere|Melissa Leon|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I realize now that this story was a major influence on the Merle Zane character in the Niceville series.Carsten Stroud’s Book Bag: My Top Five Horror Classics|Carsten Stroud|July 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You hear it in Hank Williams Sr., Merle Haggard, early Dolly Parton, and you hear it in George Jones.
Cooper was a minor actor who initially wanted to do the life story of Merle Haggard.
Then came to the comfortable conclusion that perhaps Merle had noticed nothing.
"Give me your cap," she said, and into Merle's cap spurted a torrent of coins.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
One evening in the late autumn Merle was sitting at home waiting for her husband.The Great Hunger|Johan Bojer
At which Merle flung herself back among the pillows, both hands pressed tightly to her forehead.
Madame Merle, holding her hand, drew it across her own fine palm and looked at it.The Portrait of a Lady|Henry James