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 Melis’sa (in Orlando Furioso).Mellifiuous Doctor (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mell Supper.
 
Harvest supper; so called from the French meler (to mix together), because the master and servants sat promiscuously at the harvest board.   1
 


 Melis’sa (in Orlando Furioso).Mellifiuous Doctor (The). 

 
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