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Meld vs. Rum

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Meldverb

(US) to combine two similar objects into one

‘One can meld copper and zinc together to form brass.’; ‘Much as America's motto celebrates melding many into one, South Africa's says that it doesn't matter what you look like — we can all be proud of our young country. - The New York Times, 26/02/2007 [http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/27/world/africa/27safrica.html?_r=1&oref=login]’;

Rumnoun

(uncountable) A distilled spirit derived from fermented cane sugar and molasses.

‘The Royal Navy used to issue a rum ration to sailors.’;

Meldverb

In card games, especially of the rummy family, to announce or display a combination of cards.

Rumnoun

(countable) A serving of rum.

‘Jake tossed down three rums.’;

Meldnoun

A combination of cards which is melded.

Rumnoun

(countable) A kind or brand of rum.

‘Bundaberg is one of my favourite rums.’;

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Meldverb

In the game of pinochle, to declare or announce for a score; as, to meld a sequence.

Rumnoun

A queer or odd person or thing.

Meldverb

to mix together so that the components are indistinguishable.

Rumnoun

A country parson.

Meldnoun

Any combination or score which may be declared, or melded, in pinochle.

Rumnoun

Any odd person or thing.

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Meldnoun

A form of rummy using two decks and four jokers; jokers and dueces are wild; the object is to meld groups of seven of the same rank.

Rumnoun

(rare) The card game rummy.

Meldnoun

a form of rummy using two decks and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to meld groups of seven of the same rank

Rumadjective

(obsolete) Fine, excellent, valuable.

‘having a rum time’;

Meldverb

announce for a score; of cards in a card game

Rumadjective

Strange, peculiar.

‘a rum idea; a rum fellow’;

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Meldverb

lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually;

‘Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene’;

Rumnoun

A kind of intoxicating liquor distilled from cane juice, or from the scummings of the boiled juice, or from treacle or molasses, or from the lees of former distillations. Also, sometimes used colloquially as a generic or a collective name for intoxicating liquor.

Meldverb

mix together different elements;

‘The colors blend well’;

Rumnoun

A queer or odd person or thing; a country parson.

Rumadjective

Old-fashioned; queer; odd; as, a rum idea; a rum fellow.

Rumnoun

distilled from fermented molasses

Rumnoun

a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards

Rumadjective

beyond or deviating from the usual or expected;

‘a curious hybrid accent’; ‘her speech has a funny twang’; ‘they have some funny ideas about war’; ‘had an odd name’; ‘the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves’; ‘something definitely queer about this town’; ‘what a rum fellow’; ‘singular behavior’;

Rum

Rum is a liquor made by fermenting then distilling sugarcane molasses or sugarcane juice. The distillate, a clear liquid, is usually aged in oak barrels.

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