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meed

 (mēd)
n. Archaic
A merited reward or recompense.

[Middle English mede, from Old English mēd; see mizdho- in Indo-European roots.]

meed

(miːd)
n
archaic a recompense; reward
[Old English: wages; compare Old High German mēta pay]

meed

(mid)

n.
Archaic. reward; recompense.
[before 900; Old English mēd]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meed - a fitting rewardmeed - a fitting reward      
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
reward - payment made in return for a service rendered
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Weakling cowards, women rather than men, let us sail home, and leave this fellow here at Troy to stew in his own meeds of honour, and discover whether we were of any service to him or no.
There be two manner of Meeds, my Lord, by thy life,
He warned the others, so that they all fled away save Meed the maiden.
Meed thanked them all and "gave them cups of clean gold and pieces of silver, rings with rubies and riches enough.