Definition of Meare

1. Noun. (obsolete form of mere) (defdate 14th-18th c.) ¹



2. Noun. (obsolete form of mare) (defdate 14th-16th c.) ¹

3. Adjective. (obsolete form of mere) (defdate 16th-17th c.) ¹

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Definition of Meare

1. to bound [v MEARING, MEARES] - See also: bound

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meare

means proportional
means test
meanspirited
meanspiritedly
meanspiritedness
meant
meant to be
meantime
meantimes
meantone
meanwhile
meanwhiles
meanwhilst
meany
mear
meare (current term)
meares
mearing
mearstone
mease
meased
measelry
meases
measing
measle
measled
measles
measles convalescent serum
measles immune globulin
measles immunization

Literary usage of Meare

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1. A Chorographical Description of West Or H-Iar Connaught: Written A.D. 1684 by Roderic O'Flaherty (1846)
"... and soe forwarde along the meare ... and so through the bogg to the meare betweene and ... oute of the said logh to the meare that ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Mines and Minerals by William Bainbridge (1856)
"We say, that all men ought to work their ground truly, and chase their stool to their ground's end; and so each one, from meare to meare according to the ..."

3. The Early Records of the Town of Providence by Providence (R.I.). Record Commissioners (1895)
"... &c: | wheele write | this uth day of December Anno Dom 1732 A meare of a Bay Culler with ... meare ..."

4. Some Account of Domestic Architecture in England from Edward I. to Richard II. by John Henry Parker (1853)
"THE FISH HOUSE, meare. About two hundred yards to the east of the manor-house is a singular curiosity, a cottage of the time of Edward in.; ..."

5. Journal of the British Archaeological Association by British Archaeological Association (1900)
"... one that one part, or els half a meare on the one side of the ... to the minors meares for to worke after the law of the myne.2 And a meare shall' ..."

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