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meld1 / meld/ • v. blend; combine: [tr.] Australia's winemakers have melded modern science with traditional art | [intr.] the nylon bristles shrivel and meld together. • n. a thing formed by merging or blending: a meld of many contributions.meld2 • v. [tr.] (in rummy, canasta, and other card games) lay down or declare (a combination of cards) in order to score points: a player has melded four kings.• n. a completed set or run of cards in any of these games.

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