mise

noun

ˈmēz,
ˈmīz
plural -s
: the issue in a legal proceeding upon a writ of right
also : the writ itself

Word History

Etymology

Middle French, literally, action of putting or setting, from feminine of mis, past participle of mettre to put, set, from Latin mittere to send

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“Mise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mise. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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