Definition of visne
1 archaic : vicinage; especially : the place (as the county) of a crime from which the jury is called
2 archaic : a jury of the visne
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of visne
Middle English, from Middle French visné neighborhood, from visin, veisin neighbor, from Latin vicinus
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up visne? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).