Mere

Definition of Mere

Pronunciation: mēr
n.1.A pool or lake.
1.A boundary.
v. t.1.To divide, limit, or bound.
Which meared her rule with Africa.
- Spenser.
n.1.A mare.
a.1.Unmixed; pure; entire; absolute; unqualified.
Then entered they the mere, main sea.
- Chapman.
The sorrows of this world would be mere and unmixed.
- Jer. Taylor.
2.Only this, and nothing else; such, and no more; simple; bare; as, a mere boy; a mere form.
From mere success nothing can be concluded in favor of any nation.
- Atterbury.

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