Definition of milwell in US English:

milwell

(also milwel)

noun

English Regional, Northern
historical
  • The cod, especially before it has been salted or cured.

Origin

Middle English. From Anglo-Norman meluel, meluelle, meluwel, mulewell, muluel, muluwelle and Old French moluel, probably an altered form of moruel cod.

Pronunciation

milwell

/ˈmɪlwəl/