aff. a suffix, now unproductive, used to form adverbs denoting a progression or succession of amounts:
inchmeal; piecemeal[/ex]
Etymology: ME -mele, OE -mǣlum, comb. form repr. mǣl meal I

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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