Definition of Preyful

1. a. Disposed to take prey.



Definition of Preyful

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Disposed to take prey. ¹

2. Adjective. (obsolete) Rich in prey. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Preyful

1. bent upon prey [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preyful

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

Literary usage of Preyful

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... ч Or nimble-trembling dove, from preyful beak, In many a rapid, many a cautious round, Wheeling precipitant: I leave behind, Exulting o'er its aromatic ..."

2. Shakespeare as a Dramatic Artist: A Popular Illustration of the Principles by Richard Green Moulton (1893)
"The preyful princess pierced and prick'da pretty pleasing pricket; Some say a sore; but not a sore, till now made sore with shooting. ..."

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