Mas"lin (?), n. [OE. missellane, misceline, miscelin, meslin, fr. miscellane. See Miscellane.]

1.

A mixture composed of different materials

; especially: (a)

A mixture of metals resembling brass

. (b)

A mixture of different sorts of grain, as wheat and rye

.

[Written also meslin, mislin, maselyn, mastlin.]

2.

A vessel made of maslin, 1 (a).

[Obs.]

Mead eke in a maselyn. Chaucer.

 

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Mas"lin, a.

Composed of different sorts; as, maslin bread, which is made of rye mixed with a little wheat.

[Written also meslin, mislin, etc.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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