Mellay

Definitions of "Mellay"

See melley. noun

A mêlée; a conflict. noun

Obsolete form of melee. noun

The word "Mellay" in example sentences

King returned to their tents, Jaland said to them, Ofolk, by the virtue of the Sun’s light-giving ray and by the darkness of the Night and the light of the Day and the Stars that stray, I thought not this day to have escaped death in mellay; for, had I fallen into yonder fellow’s hands, he had eaten me, as I were The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

Slain were the warriors that were slain556 and they stayed not from the mellay till the decline of the sun in the heavenly dome, when the Kings drew off their armies and returned each to its own camp. 557 Then King Teghmus took tally of his men and found that he had lost five thousand, and four standards had been broken to bits, whereat he was sore an-angered; whilst King The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

So he ate his fill and, taking leave of the giant, set out again and ceased not faring on over the mountains and sandy deserts for ten days; at the end of which time he saw, in the distance, a dust cloud hanging like a canopy in air; and, making towards it, he heard a mighty clamour, cries and blows and sounds of mellay. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

The mellay waxed hot with cut and thrust; and the two slaves fought their best; but the blacks slew them both in less than the twinkling of an eye. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

So the strife redoubled and the weapons together clashed and ceased not bate and debate and naught was to be seen but blood flowing and necks bowing; nor did the swords cease on the napes of men to make play nor the strife to rage with more and more affray, till the most part of the night was past away and the two hosts were aweary of the mellay. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

Nor did they stint from the mellay till the darkness fell down, when they drew apart, after there had been slain of the Infidels men without compt. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

It was a mellay; a medley; an entrancing spectacle (to William) of dappled light and shade on half clothed, fantastically coloured, leaping, jerking, swinging legs and arms. Between the Acts

As she rose above the mellay, I looked to see if she was frightened; but she was leaning forward, grasping the chair-arms, her lips parted as if she drank the wind. The King Must Die

The thousand sounds and odors of the fearful night and of the slow dawn; the fire whistles shrilling through the wintry air, the gongs on truck and cart adding their clangor to the mad mellay, the shouts of men, the bawling of orders, the screams of frightened women, the uncanny sound of the mewing of an imprisoned cat in a window, whose instinct told it what its sense could not. White Ashes

Continually recurring, shock, mellay and rally overlapped, attack and repulse were inextricably mingled, the very lulls between the paroxysms were big with wrath. Jonah and Co.

Once more the nimble Volker/into the mellay spurred, The Nibelungenlied Translated into Rhymed English Verse in the Metre of the Original

That after their country's fashion/they ride a mass mellay. The Nibelungenlied Translated into Rhymed English Verse in the Metre of the Original

Did they forego the mellay,/please him better far it would. The Nibelungenlied Translated into Rhymed English Verse in the Metre of the Original

Straight dashed into the mellay/Hagen and his men. The Nibelungenlied Translated into Rhymed English Verse in the Metre of the Original

The clash of arms in mellay/soon full loud did swell. The Nibelungenlied Translated into Rhymed English Verse in the Metre of the Original

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