metes and bounds

[ meets ]
/ mits /

plural noun

the boundaries or limits of a piece of land.

Nearby words

  1. meter-kilogram-second,
  2. meter-kilogram-second system,
  3. meter-kilogram-second-ampere,
  4. meterage,
  5. metered mail,
  6. metestrus,
  7. metformin,
  8. meth,
  9. meth-,
  10. meth.

Origin of metes and bounds

1275–1325; late Middle English; translation of Anglo-French metes et boundes. See mete2, bound3

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