noun \ˈmen(t)s\

Definition of MENSE

chiefly Scottish
:  propriety
mense·less \-ləs\ adjective, chiefly Scottish

Origin of MENSE

Middle English menske honor, from Old Norse mennska humanity; akin to Old English man
First Known Use: circa 1500

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