Vise (?), n. [F. vis a screw, winding stairs, OF. vis, viz, fr. L. vitis a vine; probably akin to E. withy.]

An instrument consisting of two jaws, closing by a screw, lever, cam, or the like, for holding work, as in filing.

[Written also vice.]

 

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Vi*sé" (?), n. [F. visé, p. p. of viser to put a visa to, fr. L. visus seen, p. p. of videre to see.]

An indorsement made on a passport by the proper authorities of certain countries on the continent of Europe, denoting that it has been examined, and that the person who bears it is permitted to proceed on his journey; a visa.

 

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Vi*sé" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Viséed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Viséing.]

To examine and indorse, as a passport; to visa.

 

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