Not only did they study the art of war, but they were catechised together by Mr. prat, the duke's first tutor.
I spoke to prat about this because he had carried the sack of beans with him on his mount.
To justify this it was necessary that prat should be convicted and punished.
A Parson and neighbour prat interfere to convey them to jail for the disturbance, but are themselves badly mauled.
This fat guardian of the frontier had taken prat and myself for itinerant Jews.
prat's horse was the only animal that jumped it without either falling with its fore feet or hind feet into it.
This trick of leaving our provisions behind has always since appealed to prat as a huge joke.
That would make him reach Lima about the same time prat and I would arrive.
prat was just emerging from the jovial stage and was entering upon an ugly mood.
Coming out of the house, prat stumbled over something lying in the garden.
"buttock," 1560s, criminals' slang, of unknown origin. Later in U.S. criminal slang, "hip pocket" (1914), and in British slang "contemptible person" (1968).
The buttocks; ass: He does not fall on his prat
[1567+; origin unknown]