AskDefine | Define mickle

Dictionary Definition

mickle n : (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty" [syn: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew]

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see muckle

English

Etymology

From mikel, muchel, mochel, mukel < michel, mycel, (now chiefly Scottish).

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. In the context of "chiefly|Scottish}} much, great.

Noun

Scots

Etymology

Extensive Definition

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