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mickle

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adjective mick·le \ˈmi-kəl\

Definition of mickle

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  great, much

mickle adverb, chiefly Scottish


Variants of mickle

also meikle play \ˈmē-kəl\

Origin of mickle

Middle English mikel, from Old English micel — more at much


First Known Use: before 12th century


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