- the threads that bind such spaces.
- the means of catching or holding fast: to be caught in the meshes of the law.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of mesh
Synonyms for mesh
Examples from the Web for meshed
Contemporary Examples of meshed
It meshed together perfectly, and we realized that we could create a refreshing sound.Big Daddy Kane: The Hip-Hop MC on Las Supper, Madonna, Jay-Z, and What’s Next
April 16, 2013
Historical Examples of meshed
His hands trembled as he meshed the gears and shot the coupe away from the curb.The Monster
S. M. Tenneshaw
So, in lace, a certain delightfulness is given by the texture of meshed lines.Ariadne Florentina
Dwindle Daniels at the moment was meshed in the net of official business.Lady Luck
Thinkest thou that Daces can escape the net that has meshed a Roach?Kenelm Chillingly, Complete
I became celebrated in Meshed for the excellence of my pipes.The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan
Word Origin for mesh
late 14c., mesche, "open space in a net," probably from late Old English max "net," earlier mæscre, from Proto-Germanic *mask- (cf. Old Norse möskvi, Danish maske, Swedish maska, Old Saxon masca, Middle Dutch maessce, Dutch maas "mesh," Old High German masca, German Masche "mesh"), from PIE root *mezg- "to knit, plait, twist" (cf. Lithuanian mezgu "to knit," mazgas "knot").
1530s, originally in the figurative sense of "entangle, involve," from mesh (n.). Literal sense "to become enmeshed" is from 1580s. Meaning "to fit in, combine" is from 1944. Related: Meshed; meshing.