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mere English (Noun) (dialectal, or, literary) A body of standing water, such as a lake or a pond. More specifically, it can refer to a lake that is broad in relation to its depth. Also included in place names such [...](dialectal, or, literary) A body of standing water, such as a lake or a pond. More specifically, it can refer to a lake that is broad in relation to its depth. Also included in place names such [...]
mere English (Noun Verb) Boundary, limit; a boundary-marker; boundary-line (cartography) To decide upon the position of a boundary; to position it on a map.. (intransitive, obsolete) To set divisions and bounds.. [...]Boundary, limit; a boundary-marker; boundary-line (cartography) To decide upon the position of a boundary; to position it on a map.. (intransitive, obsolete) To set divisions and bounds.. [...]
mere English (Adjective) (obsolete) famous.(obsolete) famous.
mere English (Adjective) (obsolete) Nothing less than; complete, downright [15th-18thc.].. (obsolete) Pure, unalloyed [8th-17thc.].. Just, only; no more than [from 16thc.], pure and simple, neither more nor better than [...](obsolete) Nothing less than; complete, downright [15th-18thc.].. (obsolete) Pure, unalloyed [8th-17thc.].. Just, only; no more than [from 16thc.], pure and simple, neither more nor better than [...]
mere English (Noun) A Maori war-club.A Maori war-club.

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