peise

Peise

Peise\, n. [See Poise.] A weight; a poise. [Obs.] "To weigh pence with a peise." --Piers Plowman.
Webster's Revised

Peise

Peise\, v. t. To poise or weight. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Lest leaden slumber peise me down. --Shak.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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