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[per-its; Yiddish. pe-rets] /ˈpɛr ɪts; Yiddish. ˈpɛ rɛts/
I(saac) L(oeb) or Yitzchok Leibush
[yits-khawk ley-boo sh] /ˈyɪts xɔk ˈleɪ bʊʃ/ (Show IPA),
1852–1915, Polish author: writer of plays, poems, and short stories in Yiddish. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The offer to sit by perez was almost involuntary on her part, merely a sign of her sense of powerlessness against him.

    The Duke of Stockbridge Edward Bellamy
  • The King at once wanted to go too, and begged perez to take him.

    Perez the Mouse Luis Coloma
  • Captain perez saw the shore, with its silhouetted bushes, only a few yards away.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • perez, he's had symptoms every once in a while, but nothin' lastin'.

    Cap'n Eri Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • perez was not the only favoured votary of the versatile siren.

perez in the Bible

=Pharez, (q.v.), breach, the son of Judah (Neh. 11:4). "The chief of all the captains of the host for the first month" in the reign of David was taken from his family (1 Chr. 27:3). Four hundred and sixty-eight of his "sons" came back from captivity with Zerubbabel, who himself was one of them (1 Chr. 9:4; Neh. 11:6).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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