Mickle definition

mĭkəl
Great.
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Greatly.
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(now chiefly scot.) Much.
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(now chiefly Scotland and Northumbrian) Large, great.
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(now chiefly Scotland and Northumbrian) Much; a great quantity or amount of.
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(chiefly Scotland) A great amount.

Many a little makes a mickle.

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(Scotland) A small amount.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of mickle - meikle

Origin of mickle

  • Middle English mikel from Old English micel and from Old Norse mikill meg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English mikel, muchel, mochel, mukel, from Old English miċel, myċel or Old Norse mikill, both from Proto-Germanic *mikilaz.

    From Wiktionary