Origin of pell-mell
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How to use pell-mell in a sentence
He pointed to them and began to run pell-mell back to the border, and I followed.Life on the Syrian Border|Melik Kaylan|July 1, 2011|DAILY BEAST
For now, the momentum does appear to be firmly behind the rebel forces in the east and their pell-mell dash through the desert.Libya's Rebels Advance on Gaddafi's Hometown|Babak Dehghanpisheh|March 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
We sat down pell-mell, anywhere, I next to Liszt, who kept putting things on my plate.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The scene beggars description; bags, bundles, bales, boxes are pitched out pell-mell.Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton
Now, here seemed simple panic: and like a pack of dogs which rush to mangle a mongrel, they were at him pell-mell.The Lord of the Sea|M. P. Shiel
Her first thought was of the rabbit, and she came running pell-mell across the garden to greet him.
Toby clapped both hands to his ears, and in a flash the red-headed girl seized Bumper in her arms and ran pell-mell from the room.
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Cultural definitions for pell-mell
In a confused, disorderly manner: “After the assembly, the students ran pell-mell from the auditorium.”