- mickey finn,
- mickey mouse,
- mickiewicz, adam,
Origin of mickle
Examples from the Web for mickle
“I was really struck at first by how funny Michael was in his comic timing,” Mickle adds.Michael C. Hall on Where ‘Dexter’ Went Wrong and His New Killer Role in ‘Cold in July’|Melissa Leon|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bold Hagen's strength was mickle and great, but Iring smote him, that the whole hall rang.
Into the ring men bare a heavy stone, huge and great, mickle and round.
Yet found he by the portal / so many a valiant man That Ruediger the combat / with mickle boding sore began.
Scot and Northern English dialect muckle (ˈmʌkəl)
Word Origin for mickle
dialectal survival of Old English micel, mycel "great, intense, big, long, much, many," from Proto-Germanic *mekilaz (cf. Old Saxon mikil, Old Norse mikill, Old High German mihhil, Gothic mikils), from PIE root *meg- "great, large" (cf. Armenian mets "great;" Sanskrit mahat- "great, mazah- "greatness;" Avestan mazant- "great;" Hittite mekkish "great, large;" Greek megas "great, large;" Latin magnus "great, large, much, abundant," major "greater," maximus "greatest;" Middle Irish mag, maignech "great, large;" M.Welsh meith "long, great"). Its main modern form is much (q.v.). Related: Mickleness.