- (the Model) the plan for the reorganization of the Parliamentary army, passed by the House of Commons in 1644-5. See also New Model Army.
verb (models, modelling, modelled; US models, modeling, modeled)[with object]
late 16th century (denoting a set of plans of a building): from French modelle, from Italian modello, from an alteration of Latin modulus (see modulus)
Double the l when adding endings which begin with a vowel to words which end in a vowel plus l (as in travel): (models, modelling, modelled).