Mingle Min"gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mingled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mingling}.] [From OE. mengen, AS. mengan; akin to D. & G. mengen, Icel. menga, also to E. among, and possibly to mix. Cf. {Among}, {Mongrel}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To mix; intermix; to combine or join, as an individual or part, with other parts, but commonly so as to be distinguishable in the product; to confuse; to confound. [1913 Webster]

There was . . . fire mingled with the hail. --Ex. ix. 24. [1913 Webster]

2. To associate or unite in society or by ties of relationship; to cause or allow to intermarry; to intermarry. [1913 Webster]

The holy seed have mingled themselves with the people of those lands. --Ezra ix. 2. [1913 Webster]

3. To deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate. [1913 Webster]

A mingled, imperfect virtue. --Rogers. [1913 Webster]

4. To put together; to join. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

5. To make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of. [1913 Webster]

[He] proceeded to mingle another draught. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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