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1534, in the meaning defined above
alteration (with initial a- conformed to Latin ad- ad-) of Middle English amesuren "to keep within measure, take the measure of," borrowed from Anglo-French amesurer, admesurer, from a- (going back to Latin ad-) + mesurer "to measure entry 2"
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“Admeasure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/admeasure. Accessed 25 May. 2020.
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