To meddle and make, to intrude one's self into another person's concerns. [Archaic] Shak.

Syn. — To interpose; interfere; intermeddle.

(Med"dle), v. t. To mix; to mingle. [Obs.] Chaucer.

"Wine meddled with gall."

(Med"dler) n. One who meddles; one who interferes or busies himself with things in which he has no concern; an officious person; a busybody.

(Med"dle*some) a. Given to meddling; apt to interpose in the affairs of others; officiously intrusive.Med"dle*some*ness, n.

(Med"dling) a. Meddlesome. Macaulay.

(Med"dling*ly), adv. In a meddling manner.

(Mede) n. A native or inhabitant of Media in Asia.

(Mede), n. See lst & 2d Mead, and Meed. [Obs.]

(||Me"di*a) n., pl. of Medium.

(||Me"di*a), n.; pl. Mediæ [NL., fr. L. medius middle.] (Phonetics) One of the sonant mutes &beta, &delta, c in Greek, or of their equivalents in other languages, so named as intermediate between the tenues, &pi, &tau, &kappa (p, t, k), and the aspiratæ (aspirates) &phi, &theta, χ Also called middle mute, or medial, and sometimes soft mute.

(Me"di*a*cy) n. The state or quality of being mediate. Sir W. Hamilton.

(Me`di*æ"val) a. [L. medius middle + aevum age. See Middle, and Age.] Of or relating to the Middle Ages; as, mediæval architecture. [Written also medieval.]

(Me`di*æ"val*ism) n. The method or spirit of the Middle Ages; devotion to the institutions and practices of the Middle Ages; a survival from the Middle Ages. [Written also medievalism.]

Meddle to Meditation

(Med"dle`) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Meddled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Meddling ] [OE. medlen to mix, OF. medler, mesler, F. mêler, LL. misculare, a dim. fr. L. miscere to mix. &radic271. See Mix, and cf. Medley, Mellay.]

1. To mix; to mingle. [Obs.]

More to know
Did never meddle with my thoughts.

2. To interest or engage one's self; to have to do; — in a good sense. [Obs.] Barrow.

Study to be quiet, and to meddle with your own business.

3. To interest or engage one's self unnecessarily or impertinently, to interfere or busy one's self improperly with another's affairs; specifically, to handle or distrub another's property without permission; — often followed by with or in.

Why shouldst thou meddle to thy hurt?
2 Kings xiv. 10.

The civil lawyers . . . have meddled in a matter that belongs not to them.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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