\ ˈmēz \

Definition of mease

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scottish
: to make calm : pacify, mitigate


\ ˈmēz \

Definition of mease (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal British variant of maze:3

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History and Etymology for mease

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mease. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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