Definition of maise in English:

maise

noun

Scottish, Orkney
rare
  • = maeshie.

Origin

Early 17th century. Probably the reflex of a borrowing from early Scandinavian. In Orkney use probably via the unattested Norn reflex of the early Scandinavian word represented by the Scandinavian forms listed s.v. mease.

Pronunciation

maise

/meɪz/