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Jul 25, 2013
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zymic
meed
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meed

PRONUNCIATION:
(meed)

MEANING:
noun: Reward; recompense; wage.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Old English med. Earliest documented use: before 900.

USAGE:
"And speaking of seats, the folding chairs were hideously uncomfortable -- something like that fabled throne in Hades, which demanded a meed of blood and bone if you tried to leave it."
Craig Smith; Axelrod Quartet and NMSO; The Santa Fe New Mexican; Oct 17, 2003.

See more usage examples of meed in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

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