Assizing
Assize As*size", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Assizing}.] [From {Assize}, n.: cf. LL. assisare to decree in assize. Cf. {Asses}, v.] 1. To assess; to value; to rate. [Obs.] --Gower. [1913 Webster]

2. To fix the weight, measure, or price of, by an ordinance or regulation of authority. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Assize — As*size , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Assizing}.] [From {Assize}, n.: cf. LL. assisare to decree in assize. Cf. {Asses}, v.] 1. To assess; to value; to rate. [Obs.] Gower. [1913 Webster] 2. To fix the weight, measure, or price …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assized — Assize As*size , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Assizing}.] [From {Assize}, n.: cf. LL. assisare to decree in assize. Cf. {Asses}, v.] 1. To assess; to value; to rate. [Obs.] Gower. [1913 Webster] 2. To fix the weight, measure,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assizement — (əˈsaɪzmənt) [f. assize v. + ment.] The action of assizing; the statutory inspection of weights and measures, or fixing of the price of articles of consumption. Webster cites Simmonds …   Useful english dictionary

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