- propriety; discretion.
- to adorn; bring honor to; grace.
Origin of mense
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Examples from the Web for mense
In Mense's Handbuch der Tropenkrankheiten, i, p. 263-283, pls.Handbook of Medical Entomology
William Albert Riley
They's not nice gemmans at all to s'pect little folkses like us to carry such a drefful 'mense, 'normous, big box same as this.Mary's Rainbow
Mary Edward Feehan
(from whose work I take the extract), the following passage occurs, under the head "Mense Januario."
In October, 1181, three Consuls preside "super facto iustitiae, nominatim in mense octobris."The Two First Centuries of Florentine History
Mense′ful, decorous: respectable; Mense′less, graceless, uncivil.