Word Origin for merse
British Dictionary definitions for merse (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for merse
The Tweed salmon fisheries are famous, and the lesser rivers of the Merse are held in high esteem by anglers.
In the extreme north-east the high grounds descend in like manner into the rich low grounds of the Merse.Fragments of Earth Lore|James Geikie
To the Merse and to Allanbank there came word that the land was returning to his home.Highways and Byways in The Border|Andrew Lang
Nine of the Dunse rioters were condemned to banishment, but the ferment continues violent in the Merse.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume I (of 10)|John Gibson Lockhart
He also harried the Merse and Lothian, the Scots retiring before him without a battle.A History of England|Charles Oman