meith

noun
\ˈmēth\
plural -s

Definition of meith 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 Scottish : landmark especially : a marker serving as a guide in navigation

2 Scottish : measure, measurement

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Definition of meith (Entry 2 of 2)

Scottish

: to mark out

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History and Etymology for meith

Noun

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse mith middle, mark, fishing banks, mithr, adjective, middle

Transitive verb

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse mitha to mark, from mith mark

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