If Palestinians are that dangerous, then why merge the segregated roads?
The Daily Pic: Two artists get a program to merge our idols.
This was in the mid-1970s, long before Jerry Springer could merge those issues into a single episode.
1630s, "to plunge or sink in," from Latin mergere "to dip, dip in, immerse, plunge," probably rhotacized from *mezgo, from PIE *mezg- "to dip, plunge" (cf. Sanskrit majjati "dives under," Lithuanian mazgoju "to wash"). Legal sense of "absorb an estate, contract, etc. into another" is from 1726. Related: Merged; merging. As a noun, from 1805.