Mistle Mis"tle, v. i. [Eng. mist. See {Misle}, and {Mizzle}.] To fall in very fine drops, as rain; to drizzle. [1913 Webster]

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  • mistle — same as ↑mizzle1or ↑missel * * * mistle obs. form of missel, mizzle …   Useful english dictionary

  • mistle — 1. noun /ˈmɪsəl/ the mistle thrush 2. verb /ˈmɪsəl/ To fall like a fine rain, to drizzle. See Also: mist …   Wiktionary

  • mistle — mis·tle …   English syllables

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  • mistle thrush — ► NOUN ▪ a large thrush with a spotted breast and harsh rattling call. ORIGIN so named because of the bird s fondness for mistletoe berries …   English terms dictionary

  • mistle thrush — [mis′əl] n. a large grayish European thrush (Turdus viscivorus) with blackish brown spots on the breast, that may feed on mistletoe berries …   English World dictionary

  • mistle-thrush — /misˈl thrush/ noun A large European thrush fond of mistletoe berries (also missˈel thrush) ORIGIN: See ety for ↑mistletoe, and ↑thrush2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mistle Thrush — For the band, see Mistle Thrush (band). Mistle redirects here: distinguish from missile and missal. Mistle Thrush Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • mistle thrush — /mis euhl/ a large, European thrush, Turdus viscivorus, that feeds on the berries of the mistletoe. Also called missel thrush. [1765 75; obs. mistle (OE mistel) mistletoe] * * * …   Universalium

  • mistle thrush — [ mɪs(ə)l] (also missel thrush) noun a large thrush with a spotted breast and harsh rattling call, having a fondness for mistletoe berries. [Turdus viscivorus.] Origin C17: mistle from OE mistel (see mistletoe) …   English new terms dictionary

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