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Meaning of MEED

Pronunciation:  meed

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (archaic) a fitting reward
 

MEED is a 4 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: reward

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Meed\, n. [OE. mede, AS. m[=e]d, meord; akin to OS. m?da,
    OHG. miata, mieta, G. miethe hire, Goth. mizd[=o] reward,
    Bohem. & Russ. mzda, Gr. mistho`s, Skr. m[imac]dha.
    [root]276.]
    1. That which is bestowed or rendered in consideration of
       merit; reward; recompense.
    
             A rosy garland was the victor's meed. --Spenser.
    
    2. Merit or desert; worth.
    
             My meed hath got me fame.             --Shak.
    
    3. A gift; also, a bride. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
  2. \Meed\, v. t.
    1. To reward; to repay. [Obs.] --Waytt.
    
    2. To deserve; to merit. [Obs.] --Heywood.
    
    
 
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