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maslin

noun mas·lin \ˈmazlə̇n\

Definition of maslin

plural

-s

  1. 1 obsolete :  brass

  2. 2 or maslin kettle dialectal, England :  a brass pot or vessel

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Origin and Etymology of maslin

Middle English, from Old English mæslen, mæstling; akin to Middle Dutch & Middle High German messinc brass


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maslin

noun mas·lin \"\

Definition of maslin

plural

-s

  1. 1 dialectal, British a :  a mixture of different sorts of grain especially wheat and rye or their flour or meal b :  bread made with such flour

  2. 2 dialectal, British :  mixture

  3. 3 :  mashlum

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Origin and Etymology of maslin

alteration of earlier mesline, from Middle English mastlioun, mestlioun, from Middle French mesteillon, from Old French, from (assumed) Old French mesteil mixed grain (whence Middle French mesteil), from (assumed) Vulgar Latin mixtilium mixture, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin mixtilis mixed, constituting a mixture, from Latin mixtus mixed (past participle of miscēre to mix) + -ilis -ile — more at mix


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