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MEN.

boom, May-pole: —boter, May-butter; — üak. May-day; —doorn, hawthorn, quickset; —drank, May-drink ; —hout, wood cut in the month ot* May-, — kers, May-cherry» — kever, May-bug, cockchafer; —maand, month of May; — morgen, May-morning; —tak, May-braneh ; — tyd, May-tiine; — ▼uur, bonfire (in May).

Méld, v. girl, lass ; (ninid-) servant ; — alléén. maid-of--all-work ; als — dienen, to go O'1* to serve; —-huishoudster, oook-housekeeper ; —endag, ort'-day for the servants ; —en kamer, maid-servants' room; servant 's wagen ; —enpraat, servant 's gossip.

Meier, m. inayor, sheriff, farmer; — (|, v. manor, bailiwick.

Meineed, m. perjury ; een — doen, to for* swear (to perjure) oneself; —lg, bv. perjured, forsworn, perfidious; bw. with perjury, perftdiously; — worden, to break one's oath, to perjure one's selt'; — ig to be for¬

sworn, to be perjured; —Ige, m. & v. perjurer; —ikheid, v. perjury.

Meisje, o. darasel, girl, sweetheart; —«gek, fop, spark, beau; —slioed, bonnet; — skleeding, girl's dress; —sl«*eftyd, girlhood; —sschool, school for girls; —sstem, female (girlish) voice; — sachtig, bv. girlish, girllike.

Mejuffer, Mejuffrouw, v. miss, Mrs., mistres», Miss, Madam, Ma'ain; neen, —, no, miss, no, mis9 Anne (ougetrouwd); no. Madam, no, Mr9. B. (getrouwd); is — B. thuis? is your mistress at home? is Mrs. B. at home?

Melaatsch, bv. leprous; — e, m. & v. leper; —hei tl, v. leprosy.

Melmicholie(k), s. (a), melancholy.

Melde, v. orach.

Meld eu, ov. w. to mention, to inform (to make mention) of; — euswaardig, worth mention ing; —er, m. mentioner; —iug, v. mention; eervolle—, ltonorable mention.

Melig, bv. mealy; — heid, v. mealiness.

Melis, v. —suiker, loaf-sugar, white refined sugar; —brood, sugar-loal'.

Melisse, v. balm, -mint, -gentle; —blad, balm-leaf; —kruid, baim; —water, balmwater.

Melk, v. milk; als — en bloed, like cream and rosei«; afgeroomde —, skimtned milk; afgetapte —, whey ; do — is aangebrand, the bisiiop bas set his toot in the milk; niets in de — te brokken hebben, to be very poor; to be of no consequence (iinportance); to have no intluence; —ader, — buis, —vat, lacteal vein ; —baard, —muil, beardless youth, iniik-sop,greenliorn; —boer, —verkooper, miik-man; —boerin, — meid, milk-maid, dairy-maid; —br|j, — ■noes, —pap, milk-pap, -porridge; —bulk, —zak, m. & v. one that is fond ot' milk; —distel, white thistle, milk-thistle; —emmer, milk-pail; — flesch, milk-bottle; — geld, milk-score; — geveud, milch, lactiferous ; —haar, maiden-beard ; —huis, milk»

house, dairy; —kaas, cheese; —kalf. sticking calf; —kan, milk-jug, milk-pot; — karn, churn; —kelder, milk-cellar; —klier, lacteal-gland; —koe, milch-cow, milk-cow; — kom, milk-basin; —kost, milk-food, spoonmeat; —kruid, sow-thistle, milk-trefoil; —kuur. milk-cure, -diet; —lam, suckinglamb; —maat, milk-measure; —markt, milk-market; — meisje, milk-girl, -maid; —muil, zie Melkbaard;—ooi, milk-sheep; —pot, milk-pot; — riiusel, rennet; — saus, milk-sauoe; —schuit, inilk-boat; —suiker, sugar of milk; —tand, milk-tooth; —tyd, milkiog-time; —vat, milk-tub, -vat, lacteal vein; —vee, milk-cattle; —verkoopster, —vrouw, milk-woman-, —weg, milky way; —weger, lactoineter; —wei, whey; —wit, bv. milk-white; —zeef, inilk-strainer, siledish ; —ziekte, milk-sickness; —zuur, bv. lactic, o. lactic acid; —zout, lactate; — achtig, bv. milky, lacteal.

Melk eu, ov. w. to milk; iemand — (flg.)« to fieece a person; duiven —, to breed pigeons; —er, m. milker; —ery, v. dairy; —ig, bv. milky; —ing, v. milking; —ster, v. milker, milk-maid.

Meloen, in. melon; —bed, melon-bed; — glas, —klok, melon-glasa, melon-cover; — kers, —zaad, uielon-seed ; —schil, melonpeel; —verkooper, melon-man.

Melt bak, ni. malt-tray; —er, maltster; — ery, v. malt-lloor.

Memelig, bv. mity, full of mltes.

Memorandum, o. memorandum, jotting.

Memoriaal, o. waste-book, day-book.

Memorie, v. memory, memorial, memoir, memorandum; —boek, memorandum book, pocket-book; —werk, memory-work, what is learned by heart, mnemonic operation.

Memoriseeren, ov. w. to memorize, to memory, to learn by heart.

Men, vnw. one, they, we, people, a inan, men, .Mrs. Grundy; — zegt, people say, tliey say, it is said; — hoort, we hear; — zou denkeu, one would think; — heeft het niy gezegd, I was told so; — leeft daar zeer goedkoop, life is very cheap there; het zal uiy benieuweu wat „ —" er van zegt, I wonder what (the worldj Mrs. Grundy wlll say about it.

Mengbaar, bv. mixable-, —heid, v. mixability.

Mengel, o. two pints' measure, two pints.

Mengel eu, ov. w. to mingle, to mix; — dichten, miscellaneous poema; —klomp, chaos; —moes, mixture, medley, mishmash, hodge-podge; —stoffen, miscellanies ; — werk, miscellany; —ing, v. mingling, mixing, mixture; — ingeu, v. mv. miscellanies.

Meng eu, ov. w. to mix, to alloy (of metais), to dilute, to temper, to blend; gemengde melk, diluted milk; gemengde cognac, qualifled brandy; —geuren, blended scents; —kleuren, mixed colours; —metalen, alloyed metais; zich — in, to meddle with, to interfere in; —er, m. mixer; —Ing, v.

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