Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The human material at Meres's command was physically admirable.

What does that fellow Meres mean by inventing such deviltries?

No one ever saw them again among the tarns and meres, dancing by moonlight.

The meres have been drained, the swamps have been reclaimed.

In less than an hour they arrived at Meres, waited for the diligence, and got in.

The meres form one of the most picturesque features of the county.

He wrote many of the annual city pageants, besides plays, which caused Meres to call him "the best plotter" of his age.

Heywood refers to it as the work of Thomas Kyd, who is enumerated among the best tragic writers of his time by Meres.

The Old English place-names, associating Grendel as they do with meres and swamps, seem rather to support this.

“Sykes and meres” are frequently mentioned in old documents connected with land.