From Early Modern English pleasur, plesur, alteration (with ending accommodated to ) of Middle English plaisir ("pleasure"), from Old French plesir, plaisir, infinitive used as a noun, conjugated form of plaisir or plaire, from Latin placeō, from the Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂-k- ("wide and flat"). Related to Dutch plezier ("pleasure, fun"). More at please.
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