- 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
Mises, like Moses, also engraved his laws on tables of stone.The Bible Of Bibles;
In von Mises there seem to me to be very noteworthy clarity and power.
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 issue in the obsolete writ of right
- an agreed settlement
C15: from Old French: action of putting, from mettre to put