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peise

noun \ ˈpāz , ˈpēz \

Definition of peise

plural -s
1 dialectal, British :weight
2 dialectal, British :balance, poise

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Origin and Etymology of peise

Middle English peis, from Old North French, from Latin pensum


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peise

verb \ " \

Definition of peise

-ed/-ing/-s
intransitive verb
1 dialectal, British :to have weight :weigh
2 dialectal, British :to bear down with weight
transitive verb
1 dialectal, British :to estimate the weight of :weigh (as in the hand)
2 dialectal, British :to exert weight or force upon :open or lift by force

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Origin and Etymology of peise

Middle English peisen, from Old North French peser (3d person singular present indicative peise), from Latin pensare to weigh (something)


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