verb (used with object), mensed, mens·ing.
Origin of mense
Related formsmense·ful, adjectivemense·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for mense
(from whose work I take the extract), the following passage occurs, under the head "Mense Januario."
An idle taistrill is t' sparrow, wi' nowther sense nor mense in his head.More Tales of the Ridings|Frederic Moorman
Mense′ful, decorous: respectable; Mense′less, graceless, uncivil.
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
In Mense's Handbuch der Tropenkrankheiten, i, p. 263-283, pls.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley