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adjective Archaic.
  1. (used as a salutation or part of a salutation).
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Compare hail-fellow.

Origin of well-met

First recorded in 1580–90
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Examples from the Web for well-met

Historical Examples

  • Good even, dame Chat, in faith, and well-met in this place!Chat.

    Gammer Gurton's Needle

    Mr. S. Mr. of Art

  • Well-met were we three folk; ay, no doubt: I was in a glow of content with this new fortune.