Definition of merels in English:

merels

Pronunciation /ˈmɛrəlz/

noun

historical, dialect British
  • In plural form (formerly also in singular form). The game of nine men's morris.

    Sometimes with preceding word or words indicating the number and type of counters used, as "nine men's merels", "ninepenny merels", etc.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From Middle French merele, merelle, feminine (late 11th cent in Old French; French marelle, and marel, merel, masculine, both probably from an unattested Romance base *marr- stone, rock.