mereing

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English mǣre (boundary, limit), from Proto-Germanic *mēriją (boundary), from Proto-Indo-European *mey- (to fence). Cognate with Dutch meer (a limit, boundary), Icelandic mærr (borderland), Swedish landamäre (border, borderline, boundary).

Noun[edit]

mereing (plural mereings)

  1. (cartography) An administrative or property boundary on a map.
    • 1934, Notes on CB, Parish and other Boundaries, Ordnance Survey:
      Mereings on O.S. maps show to which field or enclosure the boundary fence [] belongs []
  2. The process of deciding upon the boundary's position.

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