Definition of Melees

1. Noun. (plural of melee) ¹



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Definition of Melees

1. melee [n] - See also: melee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melees

melatonins
melatope
melba
melbas
meld
meldable
melded
melder
melders
melding
meldings
melds
meleagrine
meleagris
melees (current term)
melena
melena neonatorum
melena spuria
melena vera
melenas
melene
melenemesis
melengestrol acetate
melenite
meletin
melezitose
meli-
meliaceous
melibiase

Literary usage of Melees

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1. The Mineral Industry by Richard Pennefather Rothwell (1912)
"The Cape mines furnish all the larger-sized diamonds and control the market for them; but for the smaller stones (melees, as they are called in the trade) ..."

2. A General Biographical Dictionaryby John Gorton by John Gorton (1851)
"This last production appeared in the same year with his " Oeuvres melees," aud was reprinted in 1700.—Moreri. Nouv. Diet. Hist. ..."

3. The Collected Works of Christian Fenger, M. D. 1840-1902 by Christian Fenger, Fenger memorial association (1912)
"Soumis au microscope, ce liquide se compose de petites cellules (leucocytes), melees de globules de sang rouge. Dans le tissu du poumon, on trouve egalement ..."

4. The Queen's Hounds and Stag-hunting Recollections: With an Introduction on by Edward Burrows, Thomas Lister Ribblesdale (1897)
"Embalmed in the oral history of the school were noble legends of stand-up fights and desperate melees, in which brave Harrow boys of the past had ..."

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