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Poulce, n. Fr. the pulfe, T.ü. 1120.
See the n.
T.ji. 1125 Pourchas, n. Fr. acquisition, purchase, 258, 7033. Poure, v. R. 1640, T. ii. 1908, as porc. Poure, adj. Fr. poor, 6769, 6775. Pourtraie, v. Fr. to draw a picture, 96. Pourtrajour, n. a drawer of pictures, 1901. Pourtraiture, a picture or drawing, 1917, 1970. Praflike, n, Fr. practise, 5769. Preamble, n. Fr. preface, 6413. Preambulatioun, n. preamble, 6419. Precious, adj. Fr. over nice, 5730,9836. Predestiné, n. Fr. predestination, T. iv. 966. Predication, n. Fr. preaching, a sermon, 12279. Prees, n. Fr. a press or crowd, 5066, 6104. Prefe, preve, n. Fr. proof, trial, 8663; at preve, T. iii.
1004, upon trial; with evil prefe, 5829, evil may it
prove. See With. Prefiet, n.Pr.Lat. a governour or principal magistrate,
15830. Preife, n. Fr. commendation, 8902. Preise, v. Fr. to commend, 8898, 9420-to value,
9728. Prentis, n. Fr, an apprentice, 4383, 5885. Prentisode, n. apprenticeship, 4398. Preparat, part, pa. Lat. prepared, 16278. Prés, adv. Fr. dear; so I suspect this word is to be un
derstood in ver. 14143, of prés, i.e. at hand, close; de prés, Fr.; or perhaps of prés may be put for in a prees. See Prees. Prese, v. Fr. to press or crowd, 2582; R. 4198.
Present, v. Fr. to offer, to make a present of, 12190;
and with the wine she gan hem to present, L. W.
V. neut. to turn out upon trial, 8876.
pointed weapon, 2608.
to ride hard, 16029; R. 2314.
at the first time; at prime face, T. iii. 921, at first
appearance. Prime, n. the first quarter of the artificial day, T. ii.
1995 ; half way prime, 3904, prime half spent. See
phorically for the season of action or business.
376; or it be prys, or it be blame, Conf. Am. 165. Privé, adj. Fr. private; privé and apert, 6696, private
and publick; privé man,8395, a man entrusted with private business.
Prively, adv. privately, 1445.
ginally to take cuttings from vines, in order to plant them out; from hence it has been used for the cutting away of the superfluous shoots of all trees, which we now call pruning, and for that operation which birds, and particularly hawks, perform upon them: selves, of picking out their fuperfluous or damaged feathers. In allusion to this latt fente Damianis faid to proine and pike himself, 9885. Gower, speaking of an eagle, says,
For there he pruneth him and piketh,
As doth an hauke, whan him wel liketh. Conf. Am. 139. Prolle, v. to go about in search of a thing, 16830. Provable, adj. Fr. capable of being demonstrated, R,
5414. Provende, n. Fr. præbenda, Lat. a prebend, a daily or
annual allowance or stipend, R.6931. See Du Cangę
in v. Præbenda. Provendre, n. a prebendary, T. L. ii. 326. Proverbe, n. Fr. Lat. a prudential maxim, 62 33,9441. Proverbe, v. to speak proverbially, T. iii. 294. Provostry, n. Fr the office of provoit or prefect; pre
feitura, Bo. iii. pr. 4. Prow, 11. Fr. profit, advantage, 12234, 13338. Prowelle, n. Fr. integrity, bo. iv. pr. 3. Pruce, pr. n. Prusia, 53. Pruce, adj. Prussian, 2124. Pruned, pa. t. C. D. 1874, as proined. Ptbolomee, pr. n. 5764, 5906. See the n. on ver. 5764,
17278, and Rom, de la R. 7399, 19449
Puella and Rubens, 2047, the names of two figures in
geomancy reprefenting two constellations in hea-
Mars direct, Sp.
a hen whose feathers are pulled or plucked off will
in the epithet than I apprehended. Penice, v. Fr. to punish, R. 7187; T. v. 1706. Pure, adj. Fr. mere, very. See the n. on ver. 1281,
and add these instances, pure fere, Du. 1251, pure
kind, F. ii. 316.
discourse, T. ii. 897-
in v. Aurora,
Quad, quade, adj. Teut. bad. See the n. on ver.4345,
noise occasioned by any obstruction in the throat. Qualme, n. Sax. sickness, 2016-the noise made by a raven, 'T. v. 382.
Quappe, v. to tremble, to quake, T. iii. 52; L. W. 865.
lefe full queint, R. 3079. See ver. 11530. He made
it strange--cunning, artful, 3605,4049--trim, neat, Queinte, pa. t. & part. of quench, v. Sax. quenched,
trimness, P. 255-cunning, P. 226.
qucmeth, Conf. Am. 68.
11806, the most expeditious way.
2337, became alive.