Definition of mell of a hess in English:

mell of a hess

Pronunciation /ˌmɛl əv ə ˈhɛs/ /ˈmɛl əv ə ˌhɛs/

noun

informal US
  • A complete mess.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in The Port Arthur News. From hell of a mess with euphemistic or humorous transposition of initial letters.