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mle
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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a disorganized mass of people — especially engaged in hand-to-hand combat, or rioting, or all going different directions and bumping into each other
  • Moments later the courtyard erupted into a melee of flung snowballs, scurrying children, and peals of laughter.
    p. 484.3

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