Pease Pease, n.; {Peases}, {Peasen}. [See {Pea}.] 1. A pea. [Obs.] ``A peose.'' ``Bread . . . of beans and of peses.'' --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]

2. A plural form of {Pea}. See the Note under {Pea}. [1913 Webster]

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