American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To declare or display (a card or combination of cards in a hand) for inclusion in one's score in various card games, such as pinochle.
- v. To present a meld.
- n. A combination of cards to be declared for a score.
- v. To cause to merge: "a professional position that seemed to meld all his training” ( Art Jahnke).
- v. To become merged.
- n. A blend or merger: "a meld of diverse ethnic stocks” ( Kenneth L. Woodward).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In penuchle, to announce (any counting combination in the hand), such as sequence in trumps, 150; in card-games in general, to declare.
- n. In penuchle, the announcement of any counting combination in the hand: as, a meld of 60 queens; in cardgames in general, a declaration.
- v. US to combine two similar objects into one
- v. In card games, especially of the rummy family, to announce or display a combination of cards.
- n. A combination of cards which is melded.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. (Card Playing) In the game of pinochle, to declare or announce for a score.
- v. to mix together so that the components are indistinguishable.
- n. (Card Playing) Any combination or score which may be declared, or melded, in pinochle.
- n. A form of rummy using two decks and four jokers; jokers and dueces are wild; the object is to meld groups of seven of the same rank.
- v. mix together different elements
- v. lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually
- v. announce for a score; of cards in a card game
- n. a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
- Probably from Dutch melden ("report, announce"). (Wiktionary)
- Probably German melden, to announce, from Middle High German, from Old High German meldōn.Perhaps blend of melt and weld1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“I used to believe in meld until people disabused me of the notion.”
“To meld is also to lay down a set or run in Pinochle.”
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“A meld is a set of three or more cards constituting a set of the same rank, or a sequence of the same suit.”
“Forcing a meld is an unforgivable invasion of the spirit.”
“So, anyway, as I say, those four storylines all kind of meld together in the heat of the American Revolution.”
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