Definition for MISE

MISE, n. [meze; Fr. mis, put, laid, pp. of mettre, L. mitto; Norm. mise.]

  1. In law, an issue to be tried at the grand assize.
  2. Expense; cost.
  3. A tax or tallage; in Wales, an honorary gift of the people to a new king or prince of Wales; also a tribute paid in the county Palatine of Chester at the change of the owner of the earldoms. Encyc.

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