• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mease Five hundred; as, a mease of herrings.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mease A dwelling or a messuage.
    • n mease A tale of 500 herrings. Also maze. [Prov. Eng.] A measure or allowance.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mease mēs or mēz a tale of 500 herrings.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. G. mass, measure


In literature:

Mease relates the case of a corpulent farmer who, in July, 1835, was stung upon the temple by a common bee.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
At White Webbs, she passed as Mrs Perkins or Parkyns, a widow lady, and the sister of Mr Mease.
"It Might Have Been" by Emily Sarah Holt
Crab without a cause, mease without mends.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
Mr. Mease the minister.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
Mease for two kisses left the staple loose.
"King Lear's Wife; The Crier by Night; The Riding to Lithend; Midsummer-Eve; Laodice and Danaë" by Gordon Bottomley

In news:

Once On This Island' rehearsal by Stephen Mease .
SMITHVILLE The bride's great-grandfather's family Bible and a unity candle were on the altar table at Smithville Mennonite Church when Megan Nicole Mease and Henry Jason Reifsnyder were united in marriage on June 26.
Formerly of Ypsilanti, died Wed. Nov 16, 2011 at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor, Fla.
Morton Plant Mease to pay $10.1 million settlement in whistle-blower case.
Morton Plant Mease, Clearwater, Fla.
Right now, the limits are so tight and the results so small, that our measely supercomputers are just scratching the surface.