n. Food in general; nourishment of any kind.n. Solid food of any kind: as, meat and drink.n. The flesh of warm-blooded animals ordinarily killed for food; butcher-meat; flesh-meat: as, to abstain from meat but eat fish on Friday: in a narrower sense, the flesh of mammals used for food: as, to prefer meat to fowl or fish; bear-meat; deer-meat.n. The edible part of something: as, the meat of an egg, of a nut, or of a shell-fish: sometimes with a plural: as, the meats of nuts or of oysters.n. The taking of food or a meal; the act of eating meat, in the original sense of the word: as. grace before meat.n. Dinner.n. An animal or animals collectively, as used or hunted for food: as, to kill meat for an exploring party. [Local.]n. Meat which must be well cooked, leaving no trace of bloodiness, as veal.To supply with food; feed.An obsolete spelling of meet.n. plural The trade-name for cottonseed from which the remains of fiber (‘lint’) and husk (‘hulls’) have been removed and which is ready for crushing.