[ meez, mahyz ]
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  1. a settlement or agreement.

  2. Law. the issue in a proceeding instituted on a writ of right.

Origin of mise

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

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British Dictionary definitions for mise


/ (miːz, maɪz) /

  1. the issue in the obsolete writ of right

  2. an agreed settlement

Origin of mise

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

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