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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mesne /ˈmin/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mesne a.  Law Middle; intervening; as, a mesne lord, that is, a lord who holds land of a superior, but grants a part of it to another person, in which case he is a tenant to the superior, but lord or superior to the second grantee, and hence is called the mesne lord.
 Mesne process, intermediate process; process intervening between the beginning and end of a suit, sometimes understood to be the whole process preceding the execution. --Blackstone.  --Burrill.
 Mesne profits, profits of premises during the time the owner has been wrongfully kept out of the possession of his estate.