Is the word Meeple trademarked?
Mr. Joshua Hale has the trademark on the word “Meeple”, specifically for use in the toys and games industry, as well as other educational and novelty items.
Is Meeple in the English dictionary?
Meeple was coined in the year 2000 by Alison Hansel to describe the wooden figures in the game Carcassonne. Since the year 2000, the term meeple has spread to describe the token in any board game, it was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2015.
Who is Alison Hansel?
Alison Hansel is an avid Harry Potter fan and a popular knitting blogger whose daily missives can be read on the blue blog at alison.knitsmiths.us. The online go-to gal for Harry Potter tribute knitting, she has published patterns in the popular online knitting magazines MagKnits and Knitty.