Definition of Proyne
1. proin [v PROYNED, PROYNING, PROYNES] - See also: proin
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proyne
Literary usage of Proyne
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"proyne, to clean or prune the feathers as birds do. The flori- cultural word prune in the sense of lopping off redundancies from trees or plants, ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"... proyne. [PRUS-KIST, ». An oak chest imported from Prussia, Accts. LH Treasurer, i. 64, Dickson.] PRY, ». Refuse, small trash ; as the pry of onions, ..."