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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Meet \Meet\, a. [OE. mete fitting, moderate, scanty, AS. m[=ae]te moderate; akin to gemet fit, meet, metan to mete, and G. m[aum]ssig moderate, gem[aum]ss fitting. See Mete.] Suitable; fit; proper; appropriate; qualified; convenient. [1913 Webster] It was meet that we should make merry. --Luke xv. 32. [1913 Webster] To be meet with, to be even with; to be equal to. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]