Definition of Preeve
1. to prove [v PREEVED, PREEVING, PREEVES] - See also: prove
Lexicographical Neighbors of Preeve
Literary usage of Preeve
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Selections from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (Ellesmere Text) by Geoffrey Chaucer (1896)
"... proof, 6968, 1379. prees, press, crowd, throng, B 646, 677, 865, F 189. preeve, proof, 64173. preeve, to prove, prove itself, G 645, ..."
2. The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer (1898)
"And ye shul seen, up peril of my lyf, By preeve which that is démonstratif, That equally the soun of it wol wende, ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"While there is little doubt that Japan is likely to preeve time most aggressive amid intractable ..."
4. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1891)
"... and should, there-fore, Le cited to preeve it to be litter than the Pot-ma, and miot earlier. These two poems on the Cid have some ..."