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Webster 1913 Edition


Searce

Searce

,
Noun.
[See
Sarse
.]
A fine sieve.
[Obs.]

Searce

,
Verb.
T.
To sift; to bolt.
[Obs.]
Mortimer.

Webster 1828 Edition


Searce

SEARCE

,
Verb.
T.
sers. To shift; to bolt; to separate the fine part of meal from the coarse. [Little used.]

SEARCE

,
Noun.
sers. A sieve; a bolter. [Little used.]

Definition 2022


searce

searce

English

Noun

searce (plural searces)

  1. (obsolete) A sieve; a strainer.

Verb

searce (third-person singular simple present searces, present participle searcing, simple past and past participle searced)

  1. (obsolete) To sift; to bolt.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Mortimer to this entry?)