Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A little bag or budget; a portmanteau.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A little bag or budget.
“I am pleased, said the innkeeper; and then entering into his chamber, he brought forth a little old malet shut up with a chain; and, opening thereof, he took out three great books and certain papers written with a very fair letter.”
“And whilst Don Quixote passed over the book, Sancho passed over the malet, without leaving a corner of it or the cushion unsearched, or a seam unripped, nor a lock of wool uncarded, to the end that nothing might remain behind for want of diligence, or carelessnessthe found gold, which passed a hundred crowns, had stirred in him such a greediness to have more.”
“The Knight of the Ill-favoured Face was the while possessed with a marvellous desire to know who was the owner of the malet, conjecturing, by the sonnet and letter, the gold and linen, that the enamoured was some man of worth, whom the disdain and rigour of his lady had conducted to some desperate terms.”
“Don Quixote, after espying him, did instantly imagine him to be the owner of the cushion and malet, and therefore resolved to go in his search, although he should spend a whole year therein among those mountains; and commanded Sancho to go about the one side of the mountain, and he would go the other.”
“That which I can say, answered the goatherd, is that, about some six months past, little more or less, there arrived at a certain sheepfold, some three leagues off, a young gentleman of comely personage and presence, mounted on that very mule which lies dead there, and with the same cushion and malet which you say you met but touched not.”
“ We have encountered nobody but a cushion and a little malet, which we found not very far off from hence.”
“Drift log of pine and with a wedge of the elks horn, and a malet of”
“Meem is a Beirut-based community of and for lesbians, bisexuals, transgender (including malet-to-female and female-to-male), queer and questioning women in Lebanon.”
“Gonna try using it at nets today but i still need to spend about 6 hours knocking it in with a malet”
“The neck is narrow, and on the outfide there is a fort of additional neft, ferving for the lodgment of the malet while the female fits, or broods her young within.”
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