from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of lump-sugar made in Germany by warming up the ‘massecuite’ from the vacuumpan until most of the small crystals which have begun to form are redissolved, filling into molds and allowing the whole to solidify.


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  • "So we either have to assume that, somehow, a *melit- root must have somehow been transmitted through *melis Celtic territory, that the Etruscans were inexplicably in Scandinavia for some reason at some point, or that Germanic already had *melit-."

    My sweet honey bee

  • The ass suffers chiefly from one particular disease which they call ‘melis’.

    The History of Animals

  • IHI EX OPTIMIS ET PIIS - fimisparcntibus nafci concigit, Nam pater melis Gondifaluus Mcenetius VafconccHus, ex aritiqua Vafconcellotum famiJia originem rrahens, vir fuic inculpatifsimis monbus, & infigni erga Deum pic - tate, vicrcqi; e intcgricare mcmorabilis.

    Libri quatuor de antiqvitatibvs Lvsitaniae


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