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- adj. hiding; skulking; cowardly
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Hiding; skulking; cowardly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Skulking; sneaking; dodging; pilfering; mean.
- n. The act of. skulking or sneaking; the act of pilfering or cheating.
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Other spots again seem to abide their destiny, suggestive and impenetrable, “miching mallecho.”
One answer always served JOHN when questioned by his master -- “Where have you been miching now, you young rascal?”
MAGINN for suggesting that _miching mallecho_, in _Hamlet_, Act III.
In instances easy to be cited, (but that there were miching malecho in the deed,) insult has been added to injury, and the anguish depicted in the face of the mortified man of letters been assuaged by friendly advice to
QUOTATION: This is miching mallecho; it means mischief.
I sometimes think that many of the gentle and pure-souled people who read this amiable writer go on their way through his pages without discerning this quiver, this ripple, this vibration, of "miching mallecho."
They over emphasize the "magnanimity" of his art, or they over emphasize its "miching-mallecho."
Marry, this is miching mallecho; it means mischief.
With Leo Dillon and a boy named Mahony I planned a day's miching.
Marry, this is miching mallecho; 16 that means mischief.