Definition of Preeing
1. pree [v] - See also: pree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preeing
Literary usage of Preeing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Scottish Minstrel: The Songs of Scotland Subsequent to Burns by Charles Rogers (1882)
"... An' said it wad just be a preeing. In the burn that rins by his grandmother's door This trout had lang been a dweller, Ae night fell asleep a wee piece ..."
2. Paisley Poets: With Brief Memoirs of Them, and Selections from Their Poetry by Robert Brown (1889)
"... we were a' like to rive, Sae ye mauna think 'twas a wee ane ; May ilk trout in the burn grow muckle an' thrive, An' Jamie bring west aye a preeing, ..."
3. Notes and Reminiscences Relating to Partick by James Napier (1873)
"... we were a' like to rive, Sae ye maunna think it was a wee ane; May ilk trout in the burn grow muckle an' thrive, An' Jamie bring west aye a preeing, ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1823)
"... and oatmeal cakes, and preeing the whisky bottle, the young farmer again set out through the deep snaw, on his way home. But Andrew made him promise, ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"Such an examination of one of the Bets called in Scotland by the name of " preeing") also soma- ;imes discloses the fact that dog-fish are unpleasantly ..."