Propriety, decorum, kindness, tact; discretion, intelligence, common sense.
"to have both one's meat and mense" and variants: to have the credit of being considered generous (in regard to food, etc.) without the expense (as by giving an invitation which is not accepted). Similarly "to lose both one's meat and mense", etc.
Neatness, tidiness; newness, gloss.
A large amount or quantity. Usually with of.
With plural agreement. People; (frequently) specifically. Afrikaners. Often as a form of address.