remeid
Pronunciation
  • (Scotland) IPA: /ɹəˈmid/
  • (RP) IPA: /ɹɪˈmiːd/
  • (GA) IPA: /ɹəˈmid/, /ɹiˈmid/
Noun

remeid (plural remeids)

  1. (dialect) Remedy, whether
    1. (Scotland, law) Legal redress of a wrong.
      • 1878, William Charles Smith, "Borough" in the Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed., Vol. IV, p. 64:
        ... the Commissioners of Burghs... meet yearly at Inverkeithing “to treat of the welfare of merchandize, the good rule and statutes for the common profit of burghs, and to provide for remeid upon the skaith and injuries sustained within the burghs.”
    2. (Scotland & Northern Ireland) Any correction of a wrong or undesirable thing.
    3. (Scotland, numismatics, obsolete) The proportion by which a coin may acceptably deviate from its ideal weight or proportion of precious metal.
Verb

remeid (remeids, present participle remeiding; past and past participle remeided)

  1. (Scotland, obsolete) To remedy, in its various senses.



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