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If Wee Willie Winkie took an interest in anyone, the fortunate man was envied alike by the mess and the rank and file.
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And yet they tell me he was a pleasant enough fellow in the Mess, this Brigadier, and liked good cooking.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
Coming back along the well-beaten sandy track, my heart sank to see our mess tent still lit up at midnight.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Coming back found mess tent brilliantly lit up and my staff entertaining their friends.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The little shoe, whose silken laces had become loose in walking, lay in the road covered-with dust.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
I shall make an unholy mess of things if I'm left alone, and if you like I'll keep you on here.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
One of the men told with much relish how he had found enough dandelions for a "mess o' greens."
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
This garrison arrived at the moment when the insurgents, confiding on the Governor's promise, were with-drawing.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
If you wouldn't mind tidying up, some day—I left my papers in a deuce of a mess.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Oh, my puir lamb, you're wet to the skin, an' fair done; for God knows its an' awfu' mess you hae cam' hame in.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
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WORDS RELATED TO MESS WITH

  • dabbling
  • doodling
  • fixing
  • mess with
  • messing
  • monkeying
  • muck about
  • niggling
  • playing
  • playing with
  • puddling
  • puttering
  • repairing
  • taking apart
  • toying
  • trifle with
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