1. Action de gâcher.
ETYM Old Eng. mes, Old Fren. mets, Late Lat. missum, p. p. of mittere to put, place (e.g., on the table), Latin mittere to send. Related to Mission, Mass religious service.
(Irregular plural: messes).
1. A state of confusion and disorderliness; SYN. messiness, muss, mussiness.
2. A (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax; SYN. mess hall.
3. A meal eaten by service personnel.
4. Soft semiliquid food.
1. A condition of great disorder.
2. A butcher's shop; a street or district for butchers.
4. A place of mass slaughter or bloodshed; a scene or a state of great destruction; wreckage; a scene or a state of great disorder or confusion; great confusion; mess