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You are viewing the etymology of size meaning: (Verb Noun) (UK, Cambridge University, obsolete) To order food or drink from the buttery; hence, to enter a score, as upon the buttery book.. (intransitive) To take a greater size; to increase in size.. [...](UK, Cambridge University, obsolete) To order food or drink from the buttery; hence, to enter a score, as upon the buttery book.. (intransitive) To take a greater size; to increase in size.. [...]. You may also see other English etymologies of size.
English word size comes from English assise.

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Size detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
assise English (eng) (geology) Two or more beds or strata of rock united by the occurrence of fossils of the same characteristic species or genera.
sise Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
sise Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
size English (eng) (UK, Cambridge University, obsolete) To order food or drink from the buttery; hence, to enter a score, as upon the buttery book.. (intransitive) To take a greater size; to increase in size.. (military) To take the height of men, in order to place them in the ranks according to their stature.. (mining) To sift (pieces of ore or metal) in order to separate the finer from the coarser parts.. [...]