meed (n.) Old form(s): meede
reward, prize, recompense
AYL II.iii.58[Orlando to Adam] the antique world, / When service sweat for duty, not for meed
Cor II.ii.95[Cominius to all, of Coriolanus] for his meed / Was brow-bound with the oak
Cym III.v.163[Pisanio alone, of Cloten] labour be his meed!
LLL I.i.257[King reading Armado's letter to him, of Costard] to receive the meed of punishment
Luc.132[] when great treasure is the meed proposed, / Though death be adjunct, there's no death supposed
MW II.ii.197[Ford as Brook to Falstaff] meed, I am sure, I have received none
R3 I.iii.138[Richard to Queen Elizabeth, of Clarence] for his meed ... he is mewed up
R3 I.iv.231[Clarence to Murderers] If you are hired for meed, go back again
R3 I.iv.285[First Murderer to himself] when I have my meed, I will away
TG II.iv.110[Silvia to Proteus] duty never yet did want his meed
TG V.iv.23[Proteus to Silvia] Vouchsafe me, for my meed, but one fair look
Tit I.i.219[Bassianus to Titus] thanks to men / Of noble minds is honourable meed
TNK V.iii.16[Theseus to Emilia] You are the victor's meed
Ven.15[Venus to Adonis] If thou wilt deign this favour, for thy meed / A thousand honey secrets shalt thou know
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