Definitions For Mease

Etymology 1

The English Dialect Dictionary suggests {{der, en, non, meiss, , wooden box, as would be used for counting fish}} as a source; The Century Dictionary suggests that the term comes via {{der, en, fro, -}} from a {{der, en, la, -}} word *, mesa, barrel. One can also compare {{cog, de, Mass, , measure}} and indeed measure itself.

Noun

MEASE (plural MEASEs) (UK, dialect, dated) A measure of varying quantity, often five or six (long hundred, long or short hundred, short) hundred, used especially when counting herring. : a mease of herrings

Etymology 2

Variant of mess / mese.

Noun

MEASE (plural MEASEs) (obsolete) A mess, a mese: a meal.

Etymology 3

Presumably related to messuage.

Noun

MEASE (plural MEASEs) (obsolete) A dwelling or messuage.

Anagrams

Amees, Aseem, Eames, Emesa, Maese, Samee, amese, eames

Is Mease a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends NO
Scrabble US NO
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary NO

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
8

The word Mease is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

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