maselyn
Maslin Mas"lin, n. [OE. missellane, misceline, miscelin, meslin, fr. miscellane. See {Miscellane}.] 1. A mixture composed of different materials; especially: (a) A mixture of metals resembling brass. (b) A mixture of different sorts of grain, as wheat and rye. [Written also {meslin}, {mislin}, {maselyn}, {mastlin}.] [1913 Webster]

2. A vessel made of maslin, 1 (a) . [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Mead eke in a maselyn. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Maselyn — Mas e*lyn, n. A drinking cup. See 1st {Maslin}, 2. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maselyn — maselyn, yn(n)e obs. forms of maslin1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maslin — Mas lin, n. [OE. missellane, misceline, miscelin, meslin, fr. miscellane. See {Miscellane}.] 1. A mixture composed of different materials; especially: (a) A mixture of metals resembling brass. (b) A mixture of different sorts of grain, as wheat… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mastlin — Maslin Mas lin, n. [OE. missellane, misceline, miscelin, meslin, fr. miscellane. See {Miscellane}.] 1. A mixture composed of different materials; especially: (a) A mixture of metals resembling brass. (b) A mixture of different sorts of grain, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meslin — Maslin Mas lin, n. [OE. missellane, misceline, miscelin, meslin, fr. miscellane. See {Miscellane}.] 1. A mixture composed of different materials; especially: (a) A mixture of metals resembling brass. (b) A mixture of different sorts of grain, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mislin — Maslin Mas lin, n. [OE. missellane, misceline, miscelin, meslin, fr. miscellane. See {Miscellane}.] 1. A mixture composed of different materials; especially: (a) A mixture of metals resembling brass. (b) A mixture of different sorts of grain, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maslin — 1. noun A mixture composed of different materials; especially: (a) A mixture of metals resembling brass, (b) A mixture of different sorts of grain, as wheat and rye. , Mead eke in a maselyn. . 2. adjective Composed of different sorts; as, maslin… …   Wiktionary

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