Definition of Proine

1. proin [v PROINED, PROINING, PROINES] - See also: proin



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proine

prohibitive
prohibitive mood
prohibitively
prohibitiveness
prohibitives
prohibitory
prohibits
prohormone
prohormones
proign
proigned
proigning
proigns
proin
proindustrial
proine (current term)
proined
proines
proinflamation
proinflammatory
proining
proins
proinsulin
proinsulins
project
project engineer
project evaluation and review technique
project evaluation review technique
project manage
project management

Literary usage of Proine

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

1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... perform upon themselves of picking out their superfluous or damaged feathers. In allusion to this last sense, Damian is said to proine and pike himself. ..."

2. Specimens of English Literature from the 'Ploughmans Crede' to the by Walter William Skeat (1880)
"To preen is used of a bird setting its feathers in order ; to proine is to trim, deck out, ... Prune is the modern spelling of proine. 464. Shew, appear. ..."

3. Specimens of English Literature, from the 'Ploughmans Crede' to the by Walter William Skeat (1871)
"To preen is used of a bird setting its feathers in order ; to proine is to trim, deck out, used by Chaucer. ... Prune is the modem spelling of proine. 464. ..."

4. Specimens of English Literature from the 'Ploughmans Crede' to the by Walter William Skeat (1880)
"Prune is the modern spelling of proine. 464. Shew, appear. My glasse, my steel glass, my mirror, in which mankind are shewn as they are. ..."

5. Specimens of English Literature from the 'Ploughmans Erede' to the by Walter William Skeat (1887)
"To preen is used of a bird setting its feathers in order; to proine is to trim, deck out, ... Prune is the modern spelling of proine. 464. Shew, appear. ..."

6. The Works of John Jewel by John Jewel, John Ayre (1845)
"It is neither indifferent nor true dealing thus to nip and to proine* the doctors' ... 1721-30. Horn, in Psalm, xxxiii. Tom. I. p. 143.]' [" proine: pruno. ..."

7. The British poets, including translations by British poets (1822)
"In allusion to this last seuse, Damian is said to proine and pike himself. Gower, speaking of an eagle, says, ..."

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