[meez, mahyz]


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

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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Examples from the Web for mises

Historical Examples of mises

  • Mises, like Moses, also engraved his laws on tables of stone.

  • In von Mises there seem to me to be very noteworthy clarity and power.

    The Value of Money

    Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.

  • Notes et correspondance, mises en ordre et publies par M. Chipon et L. Pingaud.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • This seems to be our old circle in unmistakable form, but Mises thinks he has an escape, as will later appear.

    The Value of Money

    Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.

British Dictionary definitions for mises


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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