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mise

[meez, mahyz] /miz, maɪz/
noun
1.
a settlement or agreement.
2.
Law. the issue in a proceeding instituted on a writ of right.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Anglo-French: a putting, setting down (e.g. of expenses), noun use of feminine of mis set down < Latin missus past participle of mittere to send, bestow
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mise

/miːz; maɪz/
noun (law)
1.
the issue in the obsolete writ of right
2.
an agreed settlement
Word Origin
C15: from Old French: action of putting, from mettre to put
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