from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In certain card games, a counter representing ten ‘fishes’ or points.


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  • A North American tribute to the 1,000-mile Italian open-road adventure called Mille Miglia will make a pit stop for lunch at the Half Moon Bay Golf Links sometime around 11 a.m.

    The Full Feed from The Huffington Post News Editors 2011

  • Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882), Italian soldier and patriot, hero of the 19th-century movement for political unity in Italy; his army of 1,000 selected volunteers, known as the "Mille", defeated the Neapolitans in the Battle of the Volturno on October 1-2,

    Ernesto Teodoro Moneta - Nobel Lecture 1907

  • Mille Bornes (pronounced "meel born," French for "milestones") is an auto racing card game.

    Jules 2009

  • Diane Breidenbach, 56, has spent 10 years and several million dollars developing "Exude" with her husband and business partner, Larry Mille.

    A Stylist's Roll-On Face 'Revolution' Lizzie Simon 2011

  • Mille mercis, Kristin (and merci aussi to "Bonjour Paris") for this high quality piece of writing!

    The French word for plastered drunk... - French Word-A-Day 2010

  • Mille mercis to Oncle Jean-Claude who spotted Baby Hare and took immediate action to rescue it.

    lievre - French Word-A-Day 2010

  • The company's other recent launches include the Mille Nuits line in seven colors, including amethyst and ruby ($175) and Vega martini glasses in three colors ($160).

    A Toast to Change as Crystal Goes Practical J. S. Marcus 2011

  • Mille as we named her has been the best friend to my son, my wife and I.

    When Good Dogs Die 2009

  • Expected Price: $140,000-$335,000 Richard Mille is the only brand donating a used watch, but it's one that has a proven track record as a lucky charm.

    Weird, Wild Watches Michael Clerizo 2011

  • Mille as we named her has been the best friend to my son, my wife and I.

    When Good Dogs Die 2009


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