noun, plural pères [per; English pairz] /pɛr; English pɛərz/. French.
Examples from the Web for peres
Contemporary Examples of peres
But if it had, Clinton might very well have gone for it to help Peres win the election.The Inside Story of U.S. Meddling in Israel’s Elections
Aaron David Miller
December 4, 2014
President Peres has already suggested that Israel will seriously consider ratifying the Chemical Weapons Convention.Toward a WMD-Free Zone in the Middle East
October 28, 2013
On June 18, he wrote: “Question for Peres, Clinton and Blair—how many ‘victims of peace’ never celebrated their 10th birthday?”Bullying Israeli Government Flack Sparks Diplomatic Row—Among Other Concerns
August 21, 2013
Sam Chester, an American from Minneapolis who immigrated to Israel in 2009, came to Peres's 86th birthday party four years ago.
It was light on Middle East issues, he said, which is strange because that's what Peres is known for.
Historical Examples of peres
The peres and nobles, with the chief gouernour, standeth asPlato.A booke called the Foundacion of Rhetorike
Les saints Peres la condamnent dans leurs crits; Ils la regardent comme un reste du paganisme, & Comme une cole d'impuret.
The Hebrew word is "Peres," a term which only occurs twice when signifying a species of bird; namely, in Lev.Bible Animals;
J. G. Wood
She leaves legacies to her “servants” numbering, about one hundred and forty, and among whom are several knights and “peres.”Dealings With The Dead
A Sexton of the Old School
1610s, "a French priest," from French père "father," from Latin patrem (nominative pater); see father (n.). Attached to a name, to distinguish father from son of the same name, from 1802.