Casper, Melchior, and Balthazar “presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.”
Melchior is the forerunner of the aunt who always gave me socks.
Melchior made his appearance in the market-place, attended by me, dressed as a German student, Timothy and Num in their costumes.
“But it might be only to frighten us,” said Melchior seriously.
Will went up to Melchior, who told him what it was that he required.
“There ought to be big crystals in there, Melchior,” cried Dale excitedly.
No, there are no crevasses,” replied Melchior; “but a slip here would have been bad.
You are right, Melchior,” he said; “I shall never widen it like this.
This remark was answered by Melchior de Willading in the same spirit, and the guide, perceiving he was no longer wanted, withdrew.
“I could cut steps in the ice blindfold, herr,” said Melchior sharply.
masc. proper name, literally "king of light," from Hebrew melekh "king" + or "light."