mense

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noun \ˈmen(t)s\

Definition of mense

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  propriety

menseless

play \-ləs\ adjective, chiefly Scotland

Origin and Etymology 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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