Origin of prest1
- a loan.
- an advance payment on wages.
- prest money.
Origin of prest2
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Contemporary Examples of prest
Buck plays Mrs. Prest, a character she describes as “an entrepreneurial socialite.”Joan Juliet Buck: Budding Star
July 17, 2010
Historical Examples of prest
The preste rounne after with the vestement on his backe: and the vestement-maker after the prest.
Therfore on Ester-Euyn he sent his boy to the prest of the next town, that was ii.
They were very civil to me, and prest me to dine at Selvington.
She is fonder of me than ever; prest me to go with her to Maryland this Winter.
And I further Declare, that they are not worthe more, and that if at prest.
- obsolete prepared for action or use; ready
Word Origin for prest
- obsolete a loan of money