Definition of Priers

1. Noun. (plural of prier) ¹



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Definition of Priers

1. prier [n] - See also: prier

Lexicographical Neighbors of Priers

prides
pridian
priding
pridingly
pridinol
prie-dieu
pried
priedieu
priedieus
priedieux
prief
priefe
priefes
priefs
prier
priers (current term)
pries
priest
priest-doctor
priest-penitent privilege
priest-ridden
priestcap
priestcaps
priestcraft
priestcrafts
priestdom
priested
priesteries
priestery
priestess

Literary usage of Priers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles (1853)
"Owing to these circumstances, certain priers into secrets and joyful messengers of good news, as if they were already in possession of what was promised, ..."

2. The Reading Upon the Statute of Uses of Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon, William Henry Rowe (1806)
"54 (rf)- In the last edition it is said, collateral benefits, or vouchers, aid-priers; but should be, of vouchers, &c. the vouchers, &c. being the ..."

3. I Promessi Sposi: (The Betrothed) by Alessandro Manzoni (1909)
"There are everywhere firebrands, mischief-makers, or, at least,malicious priers, who take a mad delight in seeing the nobility and the religious orders at ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"priers, who take a mad delight in seeing the nobility and the religious orders at variance; they observe it immediately, report it, and enlarge upon it . ..."

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