How Do You Spell METES?
Correct spelling for the English word "metes" is [ mˈiːts] (IPA phonetic alphabet).
Common Misspellings for METES
Below is the list of 2 misspellings for the word "METES". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
- metres (95.7%)
- metre's (4.3%)
Usage Examples for METES
- As a type, the principal provisions of the general law of Minnesota are here given, as follows: " Whenever the legal voters residing within the limits of a territory comprising not less than two thousand inhabitants, and not more than fifteen thousand, and which territory they wish to have incorporated as a city, shall sign and have presented to the judge of probate of the county in which such territory is situated, a petition setting forth the metes and bounds of said city, and of the several wards thereof, and praying that said city shall be incorporated under such name as may therein be designated, the judge of probate shall issue an order declaring such territory duly incorporated as a city, and shall designate the metes bounds, wards, and name thereof, as in said petition described." - "Studies in Civics" by James T. McCleary
- Yet it seems very desirable that, in reference to a duty so constantly and so strenuously urged by the Supreme Ruler, we should be able so to fix metes and bounds, as to keep a conscience void of offense, and to free the mind from disquieting fears of deficiency. - "The American Woman's Home" by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
- According to a survey made in March 1742, the site was a rectangle, 40 poles long by 24 poles wide, described in metes and bounds starting from a post on the west side of " Court House Spring Branch". - "The Fairfax County Courthouse" by Ross D. Netherton Ruby Waldeck
- His ideas of right and wrong were oddly mixed- yet his lies were better than many truths told us by our candid friends- and you may be certain the great Recording Angel knows the difference between a lie that saves and a truth that kills, and metes out Heaven's reward or punishment accordingly. - "Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten" by Marie Corelli
- It should be merely an outline of the metes and bounds in the processes and the progress of pupils through the grades. - "Rural Life and the Rural School" by Joseph Kennedy