Origin of deme
OTHER WORDS FROM demedem·ic [dem-ik, dee-mik], /ˈdɛm ɪk, ˈdi mɪk/, adjective
Words nearby deme
How to use deme in a sentence
Mi meoster is to do riht forte demen ant ich deme me seolf ich urh me ne do hit nawt; for al god is of godd we her 190 habbe.
Ne beo we neauer swucche; for enne deme he us muche wur gode ant halt for his dehtren.
To be a citizen of the state it was necessary to be a citizen of a deme.Ancient Society|Lewis Henry Morgan
Albeit some that now see her (for yet she liveth) deme her never to have bene wel visaged.Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume II (of 3)|Thomas Percy
Surely his keen perception must have suggested to him, as he wrote this passage, "mutato nomine, deme."
British Dictionary definitions for deme
- (in preclassical Greece) the territory inhabited by a tribe
- (in ancient Attica) a geographical unit of local government