What does the word meter mean?

Usage examples for meter

  1. Bless my gas meter! – Tom Swift and his Air Glider or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure by Victor Appleton
  2. Yes, Dave, the Almighty will meter it out to her some day, and I hope He will help you when He does. – Andrew the Glad by Maria Thompson Daviess
  3. The publishers told me the meter was good. – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd