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pree

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[pree] /pri/ Scot. and North England
noun
1.
a test, trial, or taste; a test by sampling.
verb (used with object), preed, preeing.
2.
to try, test, or taste.
Idioms
3.
pree the mouth of, Scot. to kiss.
Origin of pree
1690-1700
1690-1700; shortened form of preive, Middle English preve (noun), preven (v.) < Old French pr(o)eve, preuver; see prove
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  • For there had been a blitheness in the town that day, and every other man seemed to have been preeing the demijohn.

    The House with the Green Shutters George Douglas Brown
  • In the byre the wright was preeing the drink and paying little heed to food.

    The Lost Pibroch Neil Munro

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