What does the word Pellmell mean?

Usage examples for Pellmell

  1. On they came, crimson- faced, mouths open, British and Americans in a pellmell rush like a rally of boys at football. – Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas by Lloyd Osbourne
  2. The children screamed,- and ran towards the Cathedral pellmell; and for a few moments there ensued indescribable confusion, the priests, the people, and the white- veiled girls getting mixed together in a wild hurly- burly. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  3. The chains rattled, the ponderous drawbridge creaked and dropped; and across it a medley of motley figures rushed pellmell. – The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories by Bret Harte
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