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 Mis’creant (3 syl.)Misers. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mise-money.
 
An honorarium given by the people of Wales to a new “Prince of Wales” on his entrance upon his principality. At Chester a mise-book is kept, in which every town and village is rated to this honorarium.   1
        Littleton (Dict.) says the usual sum is £500. Bailey has the word in his Dictionary.
 


 Mis’creant (3 syl.)Misers. 

 
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