from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of marmalade.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete See marmalade.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Obsolete form of marmalade.


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  • English traveller as early as 1675, "the gallants walk with their marmalet-madams, as we do in Moorfields."

    American Sketches 1908

  • To others he gave China oranges, dishes of marmalet, Meers Cakes,

    Customs and Fashions in Old New England

  • A Boston gallant must choose well his marmalet-madam, must proceed cautiously in his love-making in the gloaming, obtaining first the formal permission of parents or guardians ere he take any step in courtship.

    Customs and Fashions in Old New England

  • (really marmalet) is so called because Queen Mary found comfort in marmalade when she was sea-sick -- hence Marie-malade, hence

    Modern Mythology


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