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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. an expensive or high-class hackney;

2. a small building for housing coaches and carriages and other vehicles;
[syn: coach house, carriage house, remise]

3. (fencing) a second thrust made on the same lunge (as when your opponent fails to riposte);


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Remise \Re*mise"\ (r?-m?z"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Remised (-m?zd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Remising.] [F. remise delivery, surrender, fr. remettre to put back, deliver, L. remittere. See Remit.] To send, give, or grant back; to release a claim to; to resign or surrender by deed; to return. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Remise \Re*mise"\, n. (Law) A giving or granting back; surrender; return; release, as of a claim. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Remise \Re*mise"\, n. 1. A house for covered carriages; a chaise house. --Sterne. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A livery carriage of a kind superior to an ordinary fiacre; -- so called because kept in a remise. --Cooper. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]




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