Pease meaning

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(obsolete) To make peace between (conflicting people, states etc.); to reconcile.
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(obsolete) To bring (a war, conflict) to an end.
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(obsolete) To placate, appease (someone).
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(archaic) Form of pea, then later of peas.
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Origin of pease

  • Middle English pea

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman paiser, pesser et al., Old French paisier, aphetic form of apaisier (“to appease"). Probably also partly from aphetic use of appease.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old English pise, from Late Latin pisa, variant of Latin pisum (“pea"), from Ancient Greek πίσον (pison), variant of πίσος (pisos).

    From Wiktionary