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mickle

[mik-uh l] /ˈmɪk əl/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
great; large; much.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English mikel < Old Norse mikill; replacing Middle English michel, Old English micel (see much); cognate with Old High German mihil, Gothic mikils, akin to Latin magnus, Greek mégas
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British Dictionary definitions for micklest

mickle

/ˈmɪkəl/
adjective
1.
great or abundant
adverb
2.
much; greatly
noun
3.
a great amount, esp in the proverb, mony a little makes a mickle
4.
(Scot) a small amount, esp in the proverb, many a mickle maks a muckle
Word Origin
C13 mikel, from Old Norse mikell, replacing Old English micelmuch
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Word Origin and History for micklest
mickle
dial. survival of O.E. micel, mycel "great, big, many," from P.Gmc. *mekilaz (cf. O.S. mikil, O.N. mikill, O.H.G. mihhil, Goth. mikils), from PIE base *meg(h)- "great, large" (cf. Arm. mets "great;" Skt. mahat- "great, mazah- "greatness;" Avestan mazant- "great;" Hitt. mekkish "great, large;" Gk. megas "great, large;" L. magnus "great, large, much, abundant," major "greater;" M.Ir. mag, maignech "great, large;" M.Welsh meith "long, great"). Its main modern form is much (q.v.).
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