• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mell A mill.
    • n Mell Honey.
    • v. i. & t Mell To mix; to meddle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • mell To mix; blend.
    • mell To mix; mingle.
    • mell To meddle; intermeddle or interfere.
    • mell To busy one's self: used reflexively.
    • mell To contend in fight.
    • mell To copulate.
    • n mell Honey.
    • n mell A mallet; hence, derisively, the head.
    • mell To pound or bruise with or as with a mell or mallet; crush; maul.
    • n mell An obsolete or dialectal variant of mill.
    • n mell A stain in linen.
    • n mell A warming-pan.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Mell mel (Spens.) to mingle: to be concerned with: to meddle.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. mêler, OF. meller, mester,. See Meddle
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

Make um 'mell horrid.
"Mass' George" by George Manville Fenn
The railroad men tumbled out pell-mell, all but one.
"Children of the Tenements" by Jacob A. Riis
The whole world is running pell-mell after this idol.
"Usury" by Calvin Elliott
Lancey charged them, and drove them out pell-mell.
"In the Track of the Troops" by R.M. Ballantyne
So impressed was Mr. Witherspoon by what he saw that he immediately directed all of his charges to make for the spot pell-mell.
"The Boy Scouts of Lenox" by Frank V. Webster
As on the previous evening, everything came tumbling pell-mell out of the door.
"The Wrong Woman" by Charles D. Stewart
I have always gone pell-mell all my life.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
Without waiting to make certain about his discovery, Deaf Smith rode pell-mell into the camp of the Texans.
"For the Liberty of Texas" by Edward Stratemeyer
The cowboys were highly delighted and I was amused, but Zulime was too shocked to see any humor in Mell's defeat.
"A Daughter of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
On board went the Rough Riders pell-mell, and not a minute too soon.
"American Boy's Life of Theodore Roosevelt" by Edward Stratemeyer
The door crashed in and men poured pell-mell through the opening.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
They carried the gates, rushed pell-mell into the Castle, and dragged the captive forth into the market-place.
"The White Rose of Langley" by Emily Sarah Holt
The fugitives rushed through the camp pell-mell, and all who were left there joined in the stampede.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 7" by Charles H. Sylvester
Off they come, pell-mell.
"Rookwood" by William Harrison Ainsworth
They all crowded pell-mell into Von Barwig's room.
"The Music Master" by Charles Klein
Pursuit, as a matter of course, pell mell, and immediate.
"Gaspar the Gaucho" by Mayne Reid
An thou have aught to mell with her, come back to-morrow and spare us this annoy to-night.
"The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio" by Giovanni Boccaccio
Such another pell-mell race Port William had never seen.
"The Hoosier School-boy" by Edward Eggleston
Pell mell the English retreated and the battle was won.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
What was I that I should mell with such matters?
"Royal Edinburgh" by Margaret Oliphant

In poetry:

My gutcher sat by her bedside;
Said he, I'se for thy bairn provide;
Amang my ain she'll pick an' mell,
An' sune dae sum'thing for hersel'.
"Mysie, An Aul' Warl', But Ower True Story" by Janet Hamilton
He sprang to her arm, which loosely fell,
Crying: "No! not yet that dire eclipse!"
Now loud laughed the dancers, and whirled pell-mell
(While the echoes hurried away!).
"A Youth's Suicide" by Rose Hawthorne Lathrop
The rest against him came out pell-mell,
Then slew he Carl Ege, the fierce and fell:-
He slew the great, he slew the small;
He slew till his foes were slaughter'd all.
Look out, look out, Svend Vonved.
"Svend Vonved" by George Borrow
As soon as the children began to suspect
That they would lose their presents by neglect,
They rush'd from the gallery, and ran down the stairs pell-mell,
And trampled one another to death, according as they fell.
"The Sunderland Calamity" by William Topaz McGonagall
The faithful mole heard this loud yell
And rushed down to the shore pell-mell.
Alas, alas he was too late
And saw his friend's unhappy fate;
He groaned, and shrieked and tore his fur
And raised an awful din and stir.
"Why The Mole Is Blind" by Edwin Carty Ranck
Still the enemy kept up a blazing fire at them pell-mell,
But they fired too high and not a man of them fell;
And the bullets whistled around them again and again,
Still on went the unwavering Highlanders with might and main.
"The Capture of Lucknow" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Pretty easy for me to like all this rad Insight stuff on 80spurple contest because I love everything they make anyways including their arty surf/skate campaigns and videos, especially when they feature Jared Mell.
Florence, Andino, Melling shine at Billabong Pro Rio.
Jason KenworthyAdam Melling scores a 9.67 on this tube ride.
These days, it's hard not to think of television programming as a pell-mell race to the bottom.
Politics / Clout City Joe Laiacona's Petition Challenge Against Deb Mell May Get a Hearing Soon.
Archive by Michael Mell .
Michael Mell November 16th, 2009.
Kitty Melle Carnes Vinson, 96, of Dillard, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011.
Linda Jeanne Mincer , 66, of Tebbetts, formerly of New Melle, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2012, at University Hospital in Columbia.
Adam Melling and Lee Wilson revel in the exotic Indonesian locale.
Mell said the deer 's destructive visit will cost the university around $5,500.
"Keep your dogs on a leash so they don't chase deer into buildings," Mell said.
She was born April 7, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois the daughter of the late John William Hampton and Alice Grace Melling.
Adam Melling and Lee Wilson revel in the exotic Indonesian locale more.
Since you asked … the American idea was born at approximately 5 pm on Friday, December 2, 1803, the moment Thomas Jefferson sprang the so-called pell -mell on the new British ambassador, Anthony Merry, at dinner in the White House.

In science:

This result was used by Artal, Cassou-Nogu`es, Luengo, and Melle in the proof of the Monodromy Conjecture for the local Igusa and motivic zeta functions of a quasi-ordinary polynomial in arbitrary dimension (see [ACLM]).
Quasi Ordinary Singularities, Essential Divisors and Poincare Series
R. Bace and P. Mell, “NIST Special Publication on Intrusion Detection Systems”, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2001.
IDPS: An Integrated Intrusion Handling Model for Cloud
Melle-Hernandez. A power structure over the Grothendieck ring of varieties.
A simple proof of the formula for the Betti numbers of the quasihomogeneous Hilbert schemes
Melle, Fundamental Group of Plane Curves and Related Invariants, To appear in the Proceedings in honor to Prof.
Sextics with singular points in special position
The Wildland Fire Dynamic Simulator (WFDS), developed by the US National Institute of Safety Technology (Mell et al., 2006), is an extension of the model developed to predict the spread of fire within structures, Fire Dynamic Simulator (FDS).
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
Mell et al. (2006) provides simulation information for two experimental grassfires.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
Both Linn and Cunningham (2005) and Mell et al. (2006) identified significant deficiencies within their models (FIRETEC and WFDS, respectively) that only comparison against field observations could have revealed.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
PIF97 and WFDS, using the current level of hardware, are all much greater than realtime (in the order of 450 times realtime for WFDS on 11 processors (Mell et al., 2006).
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
Mell, W., Jenkins, M., Gould, J., and Cheney, P. (2006). A physics based approach to modeling grassland fires.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
For instance, for every element m ∈ Mell there exists a natural number n such that T n (m) = m.
Chern character for totally disconnected groups
Using this fact one constructs an AYD-map E : Mell → Mell which yields a pro jection onto the T -invariant elements in Mell .
Chern character for totally disconnected groups
Melle-Hern´andez, and A. N´emethi, On rational cuspidal plane curves, open surfaces and local singularities, Singularity theory, World Sci.
Recent progress in the geometry of Q-acyclic surfaces