Definition of Mistle

1. v. i. To fall in very fine drops, as rain.



Definition of Mistle

1. Noun. (obsolete) mistletoe ¹

2. Noun. the mistle thrush ¹

3. Verb. To fall like a fine rain, to drizzle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mistle

1. to rain in small drops [v MISTLED, MISTLING, MISTLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mistle

mistime
mistimed
mistimes
mistiming
mistimings
mistiness
mistinesses
misting
mistings
mistion
mistions
mistitle
mistitled
mistitles
mistitling
mistle (current term)
mistle-toe
mistle thrush
mistled
mistles
mistless
mistletoe
mistletoe cactus
mistletoe family
mistletoe fig
mistletoe rubber plant
mistletoe thrush
mistletoebird
mistletoebirds
mistletoed

Literary usage of Mistle

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"... missel-thrush, mistle-thrush Der. omiss-ion, ! So called from feeding on the berries from F. omission, ' an omission,' from L. ace. ..."

2. Wild Birds Protection Acts, 1880-1896 by James Robert Vernam Marchant, Watkin Watkins (1897)
"Isle of Wight (mistle Thrush only), from 15th Feb. to 31st Aug. ... Worcester (mistle Thrush only), between 1st March and 1st Aug. Berwick (mistle Thrush ..."

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