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maslin

[maz-lin] /ˈmæz lɪn/
noun, British Dialect
1.
a mixture of different grains, flours, or meals, especially rye mixed with wheat.
2.
bread made from such a mixture of grains.
3.
a mixture; medley.
Also called mashlam.
Origin of maslin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English mastlyoun < Middle French mesteillon, derivative of mesteil mixture < Vulgar Latin *mi(k)stilium. See mixed, -ile
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  • "A mere man isn't supposed to think," laughed Colonel maslin.

    The Girl Scout's Triumph Katherine Keene Galt
  • Colonel maslin was silent for a time, and when he spoke his voice was very sad.

    The Girl Scout's Triumph Katherine Keene Galt
  • Both girls shrieked and jumped and stared wildly at Colonel maslin, standing in the doorway.

    The Girl Scout's Triumph Katherine Keene Galt
  • "And I am awfully afraid of your grandmother," declared Colonel maslin.

    The Girl Scout's Triumph Katherine Keene Galt
  • Her father, Colonel maslin, is very anxious to have her know some nice girls.

    The Girl Scout's Triumph Katherine Keene Galt
  • Had Mrs. maslin ever been hurt, or had she just—well, just gone so naturally?

    The Girl Scout's Triumph Katherine Keene Galt
  • Claire brought her a gorgeous embroidered kimono, a good-bye present from Mrs. maslin.

    The Girl Scout's Triumph Katherine Keene Galt

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