mise (meez or mIz), n. [Law French] Hist. 1.Expenses incurred in litigation. 2. The general issue in a writ of right. • When a tenant pleads superior title to the plaintiff, the tenant is said to join the mise on the mere right. 3. A settlement; a compromise, as in the Mise of Lewes between Henry III and the rebelling barons.

[Blacks Law 8th]