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mle
used in Gone with the Wind

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Definition
disorganized hand-to-hand combat

or:

a disorganized mass of people — possibly all going different directions and bumping into each other; or rioting
  • Even as she leaned from the window there was a fearful sound of splintering wood, a hoarse cry from Rhett, a melee of blue velvet and flying hooves on the ground.
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