Definition of Preyed

1. Verb. (past of prey) ¹

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Definition of Preyed

1. prey [v] - See also: prey

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preyed

prewrites
prewriting
prewritings
prewritten
prewrote
prewyn
prewyns
prex
prexactly
prexes
prexie
prexies
prexy
prey
prey on
preyed (current term)
preyer
preyers
preyful
preying
preys
prez
prezackly
prezactly
prezes
prezygapophyseal
prezygapophyses
prezygapophysis
prezygotic
prezzie

Literary usage of Preyed

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1. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1853)
"These disappointments preyed upon the mind of Drake ; and his depression, ... The severity of this prosecution is supposed to have so preyed upon his mind, ..."

2. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1857)
"These disappointments preyed upon the mind of Drake; and his depression, ... The severity of this prosecution is supposed to have so preyed upon his mind, ..."

3. Dictionary of Historical Allusions by Harbottle, Thomas Benfield, d. 1904 (1904)
"English privateers in the early days of Elizabeth, who preyed on French commerce in the Channel, sailing under letters of marque granted by Conde and the ..."

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