Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of meet.

Etymologies

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meet + -eth

Examples

  • Now that merchant had a son called Ali Nur al-Din, as he were the full moon whenas it meeteth the sight on its fourteenth night,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • ‘Whoso prayeth and fasteth and giveth parents their due and is just in his rule meeteth his Lord and He is well pleased with him.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The Latin adage meeteth with it a little: Magna civitas, magna solitudo; because in a great town friends are scattered; so that there is not that fellowship, for the most part, which is in less neighborhoods.

    The Essays

  • There be a thousand such like examples; and the more they are, the less they need to be repeated; because a man meeteth with them everywhere.

    The Essays

  • And he commanded the foremost, saying, When Esau my brother meeteth thee, and asketh thee, saying, Whose art thou? and whither goest thou? and whose are these before thee?

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Or in enmity smite him with his hand, that he die: he that smote him shall surely be put to death; for he is a murderer: the revenger of blood shall slay the murderer, when he meeteth him.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • The revenger of blood himself shall slay the murderer: when he meeteth him, he shall slay him.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • And being instructed by him, in what manner he might best performe the bloody deede, according as hee gave direction, hee meeteth with him in a small Thicket or

    The Decameron

  • Euery Shoomakers or Taylors wife will haue a gowne of silke, and one to carie vp her traine, wearing their shooes very neere halfe a yarde high from the ground: if a stranger meete one of them, he will surely thinke by the state that she goeth with, that he meeteth a Lady.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • For his religion, though he acknowledge one God, yet his manor is to worship for God, that liuing thing that he first meeteth in the morning; and to sweare by, it all that whole day, whether it be horse, dog, cat, or whatsoeuer els it bee.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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