Definition of Peise

1. n. A weight; a poise.



2. v. t. To poise or weight.

Definition of Peise

1. Verb. To weigh or measure the weight of; to poise. ¹

2. Verb. (figuratively) To weigh or take the measure of (an immaterial object). ¹

3. Noun. A weight; a poise. ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) A heavy blow, an impact. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Peise

1. to weigh [v PEISED, PEISING, PEISES] - See also: weigh

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peise

peignoir
peignoirs
pein
peinct
peincted
peincting
peincts
peine
peine forte et dure
peined
peining
peins
peirameter
peirameters
peirastic
peise (current term)
peised
peises
peishwa
peishwah
peishwahs
peishwas
peising
peisleyite
peitrel
peitrels
peize
peized
peizes
peizing

Literary usage of Peise

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1. A Law Dictionary: Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1843)
"Peis, peise, peas. Prise (nut), pressed us, lay up on our hand-. Pewe (e molt noua), and it gives as great concern. peiser, to weigh. ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"PEIZE, or peise, e. A weight. Commodity, the bine of the world, The и oí -Id'lhat of itself is petted well. K. Johlt, ii, 2. ..."

3. A Glossary and Etymological Dictionary of Obsolete and Uncommon Words by William Toone (1832)
"Malvolio's a Peg a Ramsey. TWELFTH NIGHT. peise (F. peter), to weigh or balance. All the wrongs that he therein could lay Might not it peise. ..."

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