Examples from the Web for persis
Eventually Persis set a two-step record whirling on the machine.
Whatever other flaws she had, Persis was not marred by self-conceit.
Then, still further, may we not learn from Persis the spring of all true Christian work?
Persis could not resist a motherly question: "Is this an ideal trysting-place, do you think?"
Oh, Persis, just fancy—if he is really quite lost, we may have to keep him for good.A Christmas Posy|Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
Word Origin and History for persis
fem. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Persis, literally "a Persian woman," related to Perses "Persian" (see Persian).