Meed
Meed Meed (m[=e]d), n. [OE. mede, AS. m[=e]d, meord; akin to OS. m[=e]da, OHG. miata, mieta, G. miethe hire, Goth. mizd[=o] reward, Bohem. & Russ. mzda, Gr. misqo`s, Skr. m[imac]dha. [root]276.] 1. That which is bestowed or rendered in consideration of merit; reward; recompense. [1913 Webster]

A rosy garland was the victor's meed. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. Merit or desert; worth. [1913 Webster]

My meed hath got me fame. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. A gift; also, a bride. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Meed — Meed, v. t. 1. To reward; to repay. [Obs.] Waytt. [1913 Webster] 2. To deserve; to merit. [Obs.] Heywood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • meed — noun /miːd/ A payment or recompense made for services rendered or in recognition of some achievement; reward, deserts. For well she wist, as true it was indeed, / That her liues Lord and patrone of her health / Right well deserued as his duefull… …   Wiktionary

  • méed — se·méed; …   English syllables

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