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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MEETINGS

These meetings were productive of great good to the community and to individuals.

These daily meetings had assumed a great and sweet familiarity.

Years ago he used to speak at meetings—in France, I believe.

But it seems to me that some better plan might be made for these meetings.

"He'd be out at meetings most every night," Mrs. Marsh continued.

Soon she was sent out over the city to speak at meetings and ask for aid.

They were permitted to hold their meetings outside the walled towns.

He set himself to thinking back to his meetings with the others.

Bunyan, while still nominally in confinement, attended its meetings.

Vere was at the door when Hermione remembered her two meetings of that evening.

WORD ORIGIN

"action of coming together," Old English gemeting, verbal noun from meet (v.). Meaning "gathering of people for discussion, etc." is from 1510s. In 17c., it was applied generally to worship assemblies of nonconformists, but this now is retained mostly by Quakers.

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