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  1. A boundary or other limit; a boundary-marker.
verb (met, es)
  1. (transitive, poetic) To measure.
    • 1611 " w:King James Version of the Bible, King James Version of the Bible, s:Bible, King James, Matthew, Matthew 7:2
    • :For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye , it shall be measured to you again.
      1. (transitive, usually with "out") To dispense, measure (out), allot (especially punishment, reward etc.).
    • 1833 " w:Alfred Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, s:Ulysses, Ulysses
    • :Match'd with an agèd wife, I and dole
    • :Unequal laws unto a savage race

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