mease

1 of 2

transitive verb

ˈmēz
-ed/-ing/-s
chiefly Scottish
: to make calm : pacify, mitigate

mease

2 of 2
ˈmēz

dialectal British variant of maze:3

Word History

Etymology

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 19 Jun. 2024.

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