mise

[meez, mahyz]
noun
1.
a settlement or agreement.
2.
Law. the issue in a proceeding instituted on a writ of right.

Origin:
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)
 
n
1.  the issue in the obsolete writ of right
2.  an agreed settlement
 
[C15: from Old French: action of putting, from mettre to put]

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