[ mesh ]
/ mɛʃ /


verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

Origin of mesh

1375–1425; late Middle English mesch, apparently continuing Old English masc, max; akin to Old High German māsca, Middle Dutch maesche

Related forms

in·ter·mesh, verb (used without object)mis·mesh, verbun·mesh, verb (used with object) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for mesh


/ (mɛʃ) /



Derived Forms

meshy, adjective

Word Origin for mesh

C16: probably from Dutch maesche; related to Old English masc, Old High German masca
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