maslin

maslin

[maz-lin]
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:
1275–1325; Middle English mastlyoun < Middle French mesteillon, derivative of mesteil mixture < Vulgar Latin *mi(k)stilium. See mixed, -ile

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