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meed

[meed] /mid/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a reward or recompense.
Origin of meed
900
before 900; Middle English mede, Old English mēd; cognate with German Miete hire; akin to Old English meord, Gothic mizdō, Greek misthós reward
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British Dictionary definitions for meed

meed

/miːd/
noun
1.
(archaic) a recompense; reward
Word Origin
Old English: wages; compare Old High German mēta pay
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