What does the word meed mean?

Usage examples for meed

  1. If Gaudenzio has never received anything approaching to his due meed of praise, Tabachetti may be almost said never to have been praised at all. – Ex Voto by Samuel Butler
  2. Four and twenty arm- rings, set with goodly gold, she gave him as his meed. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  3. It detailed the destruction of the powder car, and Griscom came in for full meed of praise. – Ralph of the Roundhouse by Allen Chapman