- a unit of quantity formerly used by fishermen. The mease equals the number of herring in a basket, roughly 620.
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Mease — Mease, n. [Cf. G. mass measure.] Five hundred; as, a mease of herrings. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Mease — Recorded as Maes, Meas, Mease, Mees, Meese, Meece, and possibly others, this is an English surname. It is almost certainly locational from Mease, a river in Leicestershire, two villages called Meece, as well as Meese Brook and Meeson, all places… … Surnames reference
mease — n. unit of quantity of about five hundred used formerly by fishermen (e.g. a mease of carps ) … English contemporary dictionary
mease — 1) a measure used in counting herrings of varying quantities. Usually about 500 620 herrings and may be accurately 612 fish. Also spelled mais, maise, maize and maze 2) the wooden box or basket in which herrings are packed … Dictionary of ichthyology
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mease — I. ˈmēz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English mesen, short for amesen, from Middle French amaisier, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin admansiare, from Latin ad + (assumed) Vulgar Latin mansum house, farm, from Latin, neuter of mansus … Useful english dictionary
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River Mease — Coordinates: 52°43′0″N 1°43′0″W / 52.716667°N 1.716667°W / 52.716667; 1.716667 … Wikipedia
mais — mease … Dictionary of ichthyology