Mete (?), n.

Meat.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

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Mete, v. t. & i.

To meet.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

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Mete, v. i. & t. [imp. Mette (?); p. p. Met.] [AS. mtan.]

To dream; also impersonally; as, me mette

, I dreamed. [Obs.] "I mette of him all night."

Chaucer.

 

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Mete (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Meted; p. pr. & vb. n. Meting.] [AS. metan; akin to D. meten, G. messen, OHG. mezzan, Icel. meta, Sw. mata, Goth. mitan, L. modus measure, moderation, modius a corn measure, Gr. to rule, a corn measure, and ultimately from the same root as E. measure, L. metiri to measure; cf. Skr. ma to measure. &root;99. Cf. Measure, Meet, a., Mode.]

To find the quantity, dimensions, or capacity of, by any rule or standard; to measure.

 

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Mete (?), v. i.

To measure.

[Obs.]

Mark iv. 24.

 

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Mete, n. [AS. met. See Mete to measure.]

Measure; limit; boundary; -- used chiefly in the plural, and in the phrase metes and bounds.

 

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