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[meed] /mid/
George Gordon, 1815–72, Union general in the American Civil War.
James Edward, 1907–1995, British economist: Nobel prize 1977. Unabridged
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  • Lee knew he was going to fight if the enemy would fight him, but Meade didn't; hence Lee knew exactly what to do.

  • Meade will think we have had a turkey dinner and stayed to polish the bones.

    A Little Girl in Old Boston Amanda Millie Douglas
  • Harry, who had seen nothing strange in Meade's lack of pursuit, now wondered at it.

    The Shades of the Wilderness Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Meade,” he demanded of one of them, “what do you think of that?

    Ahead of the Army W. O. Stoddard
  • Military critics have in fact pointed out that Meade had laid himself open to criticism in the management of the battle itself.

    Abraham Lincoln George Haven Putnam
British Dictionary definitions for Meade


George Gordon. 1815–72, Union general in the American Civil War. He commanded the Army of the Potomac, defeating the Confederates at Gettysburg (1863)
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