Definitions for mickleˈmɪk əl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Chiefly Scot. great; large; much.
Origin of mickle:
1175–1225; ME (N and E dials.) mikel < ON mikill; see much
batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(noun)
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
"a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
A great amount.
Origin: From mikel, muchel, mochel, mukel, from michel, mycel, (now chiefly Northumbrian and Scottish).