mise

[ meez, mahyz ]
/ miz, maɪz /

noun

a settlement or agreement.
Law. the issue in a proceeding instituted on a writ of right.

Nearby words

  1. misdirect,
  2. misdirection,
  3. misdivision,
  4. misdo,
  5. misdoubt,
  6. mise en place,
  7. mise en scene,
  8. mise en scène,
  9. misease,
  10. miseducate

Origin of mise

1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French: a putting, setting down (e.g. of expenses), noun use of feminine of mis set down < Latin missus past participle of mittere to send, bestow

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British Dictionary definitions for mise

mise

/ (miːz, maɪz) /

noun law

the issue in the obsolete writ of right
an agreed settlement

Word Origin for mise

C15: from Old French: action of putting, from mettre to put

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