Definition of Prising

1. Verb. (present participle of prise) ¹



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Definition of Prising

1. prise [v] - See also: prise

Prising Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prising

priorships
priory
priour
priours
prisage
prisages
priscan
prise
prise de fer
prised
priser
prisere
priseres
prisers
prises
prising (current term)
prism
prism spectroscope
prismane
prismanes
prismatic
prismatic colors
prismatic colours
prismatical
prismatically
prismatick
prismatine
prismatoid
prismatoidal

Literary usage of Prising

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"prising garrison of Coche. In this fruitful and pleasant country the Romans were plentifully supplied with water and forage : and severa) forts, ..."

2. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"Cementing and prising will be our mercy, and dividing more OUT reproach than we are aware of. The king hath allowed the noblemen who are here, ..."

3. The Works of Flavius Josephus by Flavius Josephus, William Whiston (1850)
"... which was very sore, and by reason of the sur* prising nature of what was told him, so be desired that Isaiah would give him some sign or wonder, ..."

4. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"prising Monmouthshire and Glamorganshire. G. = champaign land. Gwynedd. [Welsh.] Old name of the counties of Carnarvon, Denbigh, and Flint. ..."

5. The City of Detroit, Michigan, 1701-1922 by Clarence Monroe Burton, William Stocking, Gordon K. Miller, S. J. Clarke Publishing Company (1922)
"prising methods, has succeeded in developing an extensive patronage for the firm in this district. At Glenwood Springs, Colorado, on the 30th of September, ..."

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