mell

mell

1 [mel] British Dialect.
verb (used with object)
1.
to blend; mix; meld.
verb (used without object)
2.
to meddle; concern oneself.

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

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mell

2 [mel] Scot. and North England.
noun
1.
a heavy hammer; mallet.
verb (used with object)
2.
to beat with a mallet; hammer.

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

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