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[meyl] /meɪl/
noun, Irish Mythology.
a son of Ronan, unjustly killed by him. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Mael and Mlithe and Admlithe--those are the king of Erin's three jesters.

  • Mael steered to avoid it, but the tiller broke in his hands.

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  • Mael, to take into consideration the conduct they ought to adopt in the present circumstances and in future eventualities.

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  • For this was Melrose, Mael ros, so the old Celtic goes, "the naked headland in the wood."

    The Spell of Scotland Keith Clark
  • We entered the left bay, and landed at Mael, which lies at the mouth of the river Rykaness.

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  • In the morning we prepared for an early return to Mael, as the boatmen were anxious to get back to their barley-fields.

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  • Now we cannot doubt that the venerable Mael has observed these conditions.

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  • And Patrick shaved him; and hence "Mael is like Caplait" is a proverb; for it was together that they believed.

  • Ciaran leaves him his gospel—that which was recovered from the lake—and his bell, and his bearer Mael Odran.

  • For thirty-seven years longer the blessed Mael evangelized the pagans of the inner lands.

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