Definition for MEED

MEED, n. [Sax. med, Gr. μισθος, G. miethe, hire; Sans. medha, a gift.]

  1. Reward; recompense; that which is bestowed or rendered in consideration of merit. Thanks to men / Of noble minds is honorable need. Shak.
  2. A gift or present. [Not used.] Shak.

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