Mes*prise" (?), n. [OF. mespris, F. m'epris. See Misprize.]

1.

Contempt; scorn.

[Obs.]

2. [Perh. for F. m'eprise mistake. Cf. Misprision.]

Misadventure; ill-success.

[Obs.]

Spenser.

 

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