Word of the Day!

[ MIK-uhl ]
Definition: great; large; much.
– adjective
Archaic. great; large; much.

The shipmaster laughed: “Friend,” said he, “we can thee mickle thanks for all that thou biddest us. And wot well that we be no lifters or sea—thieves to take thy livelihood from thee.”
– William Morris, The Wood Beyond the World , 1894
If I to-day die not with Frenchmen’s rage,/To-morrow I shall die with mickle age…
– William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part 1 , 1591


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