What does the word Pease mean?

Usage examples for Pease

  1. My ground under pease did not exceed an acre or thereabouts, but the crop was great indeed. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. At noon I went home and dined with my wife on pease porridge and nothing else. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. Dr. Pease and Lieutenant Billings drove into the garrison from town just before the cavalry trumpets were sounding first call for guard- mounting, and the adjutant sent one of the musicians to give his compliments to Mr. Royce and ask him to mount the guard for him, as he had just returned and had important business with the colonel. – The Deserter by Charles King