noun, plural pease or peas·en [pee-zuh n] /ˈpi zən/. Archaic.
Origin of pease
Related formspease·like, adjective
Definition for pease (2 of 3)
noun, plural peas, (Archaic or British Dialect) pease or peas·en [pee-zuh n] /ˈpi zən/.
Origin of pea1
Related formspea·like, adjective
Definition for pease (3 of 3)
Origin of pea2
Examples from the Web for pease
The former Pease Air Force Base in New Hampshire marked our first stop.How I’ll End the War: The Trip Over to Afghanistan|Nick Willard|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They also become eligible for the AMT, and if they aren't hit by the AMT, they will get hit by the Pease deduction phaseout.Should People Who Make $250,000 a Year Worry About Obama's Tax Proposals?|Megan McArdle|November 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He looked at Pease, who nodded; Fenno did the same, but no one spoke.
As Pease started from his seat his inquiring glance met Fenno's.
In a few days I was besieged with letters from Mrs. Pease and the family, earnestly entreating me not to forget my promises.Nat Goodwin's Book|Nat C. Goodwin
Common garden beans, and pease, are also frequently ground up among the London bread flour.A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons|Fredrick Accum
The appointment of a chairman was proposed, and Mr. Pease was appointed.The History of the Fabian Society|Edward R. Pease
British Dictionary definitions for pease (1 of 2)
noun plural pease
Word Origin for pease
British Dictionary definitions for pease (2 of 2)
- the seed of this plant, eaten as a vegetable
- (as modifier)pea soup
Derived Formspealike, adjective
Word Origin for pea
Idioms and Phrases with pease
see like as two peas in a pod.