from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A dwelling or a messuage.
- noun A tale of 500 herrings. Also
maze. [Prov. Eng.] A measure or allowance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Prov. Eng. Five hundred.
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- noun UK, dialect, dated
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He that crabs without cause, should mease without mends.
He that crabbs  without cause should mease  without mends .
He should be seldom angry that has few to mease him.
He that's crabbit without cause should mease without amends.
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