Assize

Definition of Assize

As`size´
n.1.An assembly of knights and other substantial men, with a bailiff or justice, in a certain place and at a certain time, for public business.
2.(Law) A special kind of jury or inquest.
3.Measure; dimension; size.
An hundred cubits high by just assize.
- Spenser.
v. t.1.To assess; to value; to rate.
[imp. & p. p. Assized ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Assizing.]
2.To fix the weight, measure, or price of, by an ordinance or regulation of authority.

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