meed

[ meed ]
/ mid /
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noun Archaic.

a reward or recompense.

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Origin of meed

before 900; Middle English mede,Old English mēd; cognate with German Miete hire; akin to Old English meord,Gothic mizdō,Greek misthós reward
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British Dictionary definitions for meed

meed
/ (miːd) /

noun

archaic a recompense; reward

Word Origin for meed

Old English: wages; compare Old High German mēta pay
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