(Dan. 5:25, 26), numbered, one of the words of the mysterious inscription written "upon the plaister of the wall" in Belshazzar's palace at Babylon. The writing was explained by Daniel. (See BELSHAZZAR.)
The mene Tekel of the prophet came into both their minds at once.
And thus he said: Ze ask me quhat I mene be the crueltie contenit in my letter?
His vision was the light of mene, Tekel, Upharsin, outside a booth.
Now, mene Tekel, can't you see the Squire's ate all his cabbage?
Mrs. Tolhurst and mene Tekel and the new girl from Windpumps who now reinforced the household were nearly driven off their legs.
But we & suche service as we can do þough it be simple or mene of value shal ever be Dressed & apparailled to your plaisirs.
Thou knittest togider the mene sowle of treble kinde, moeving alle thinges'; &c.
The 'mene mote' or mean motion is the average motion of a planet during a given period, as ascertained by tables.
He should at least have read it out as mene, mene, tekel, upharsin.
She burst out of the room, and nearly knocked over mene Tekel, who was on her way to Ellen with a jug of hot water.