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mel·ton

 (mĕl′tən)
n.
A heavy woolen cloth used in making outerwear.

[After Melton Mowbray, an urban district of central England.]

melton

(ˈmɛltən)
n
(Textiles) a heavy smooth woollen fabric with a short nap, used esp for overcoats. Also called: melton cloth
[C19: from Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, a former centre for making this cloth]

mel•ton

(ˈmɛl tn)

n.
a heavily fulled woolen cloth tightly constructed and finished with a smooth face concealing the weave.
[1815–25; after Melton Mowbray, town in Leicestershire, England]
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I think," she said reflectively, "that it must be Melton.
Annette," she directed, "we shall go to Melton to-morrow.
That night they took up their inn in Melton Mowbray, in Leicestershire, and the next night they lodged at Kettering, in Northamptonshire; and the next at Bedford Town; and the next at St.
THE Midlands' Melton Mowbray pork pie will now be protected by European law.
The research team was led by Douglas Melton, a cell biologist and co-director of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The accident happened on the A607 near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire in the early hours of yesterday when a 38-tonne articulated lorry crashed head-on with a Ford Mondeo.
SIX PEOPLE died in a crash between a car and lorry on the A607 near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire Police said today.
SIX people have died in a crash between a car and lorry on the A607 near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire Police said today.
LOVERS of the traditional Melton Mowbray pork pie are celebrating today.
Gordon Melton in searching out and making sense of many scattered and not easily accessible sources.
DICKINSON & MORRIS, baker of authentic Melton Mowbray pork pies, has teamed up with English Heritage to offer five lucky readers an extra special English experience.
Mayor Frank Melton told WLBT Channel 3 reporters, according to the Jackson Free Press, which related the mayor "admitting that he had carried a weapon on almost every commercial flight for years.