mick·​le ˈmi-kəl How to pronounce mickle (audio)
variants or less commonly meikle
chiefly Scotland
: great, much
mickle adverb chiefly Scotland

Word History


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

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mickle was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Mickle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mickle. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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