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meiny

noun mei·ny

Definition of meiny

plural

meinies

  1. 1 \ˈmā-nē\ archaic :  retinue, company

  2. 2 \ˈmen-yē\ chiefly Scottish :  multitude



Origin and Etymology of meiny

Middle English meynie, from Anglo-French mesnee — more at menial


First Known Use: 13th century


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