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1) mealy-mouthed. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...terms mealmouth (1546) and meal-mouthed (1576) recorded around the same time that we find mealymouthed (around 1572). Mealy-mouthed is the only form that survived...

2) §9. "Hudibras" and its Models. II. Samuel Butler. Vol. 8. The Age of Dryden. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21 the same vein, Butler goes on to describe the steed and the squire. The horse was mealymouthed, blind of one eye, like the mare of Rabelais s Catchpole, 13 and...

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