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transitive verb

chiefly Scottish
: to make calm : pacify, mitigate


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dialectal British variant of maze:3

Word History


Transitive verb

Middle English mesen, short for amesen, from Middle French amaisier, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin admansiare, from Latin ad- + (assumed) Vulgar Latin mansum house, farm, from Latin, neuter of mansus, past participle of manēre to remain

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“Mease.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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