1) Literally ‘brown mixed’, since the suffix here is ‘mellay’ meaning mixed colours.

1348 robam meam de brounemelly ... unum mantellum de brounemelly, Emley. Note: c.1537 a gowne of brown blew with hode furred with foyns, Halifax.

places Halifax Emley
dates 1348 1537

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