[ pree ]
/ pri /

noun, verb (used with object) Scot. and North England.

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or prie

[ pree ]
/ pri /
Scot. and North England


a test, trial, or taste; a test by sampling.

verb (used with object), preed, pree·ing.

to try, test, or taste.

Origin of pree

1690–1700; shortened form of preive, Middle English preve (noun), preven (v.) < Old French pr(o)eve, preuver; see prove Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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