metes and bounds (meets). The territorial limits of real property as measured by distances and angles from designated landmarks and in relation to adjoining properties. • Metes and bounds are usu. described in deeds and surveys to establish the boundary lines of land. — Also termed butts and bounds; lines and corners. See CALL(5). [Cases: Boundaries 7–8.C.J.S. Boundaries §§ 10–17.]

[Blacks Law 8th]