from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. South African An ear of corn.
- n. South African Corn; maize.
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- n. An ear or kernel of maize; in plural as mass noun: maize, corn.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ear of maize or Indian corn; specifically, in the plural, maize: as, a sack of mealies.
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- n. an ear of corn
But after a week's feeding on impoop, as they called the mealie-meal porridge which was their staple food at the mines, they began to pick up.
Each month after she received her pension, Gogo bought them a large bag of finely ground white cornmeal, called mealie meal, which was cooked into a stiff porridge called pap.
One of the staples of South Africa, for example, is the mealie, which is nothing more or less than our own
In other words, the decline was more rapid among staple foods (such as mealie meal) and less pronounced among refined foods.
"Providing incentives, such as mealie-meal and food baskets and loans for income-generating activities, and lending a sympathetic ear to their plight will help boost the morale of caregivers and attract others to caregiving," states the report.
"unjustified price increases", especially on basic commodities such as mealie-meal, cooking oil, sugar and bread.
Half of it consisted of red rye, the rest comprising 20% sugar waste, 20% mealie and 10% straw meal or foliage, resulting not just in malnutrition but deterioration of the digestive system.
Thy roebuck and thy stagehand, they comfort mealie.
Surely goofball and meringue shall follow mealie all the daytrippers of my lifespan, and Ibibio will dwell in the housedress of the Lorelei forever.
Thou preparest a tablet before mealie in the presence of mine engines;