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1899 edition. Excerpt: ... surface by any process. 4. That which is
printed. pri'or, prai'gr. I. a. Preceding in time, order, or
importance. II. n. A monastic officer next in rank below an abbot.
L., former, earlier.--pri'or-ess, n.fem.--prl-or'I-ty, n.
Antecedence; superiority.--pri'or-y, n. pri'Ok-iks-, pl. A monastic
house presided over by a prior or prioress. prism, prizm, v. 1. A
solid whose bases or ends are any similar equal and parallel plane
figures, and whose lateral h i faces are parallelograms. 2. The
spectrum. Gr. prisma, lit. something sawed,1 prizo,
saw.--prls-mat'ic, a. 1. Refracted or formed by a prism: re-r,
sembling the spectrum; exhibiting "tomttriLai rainbow tints. 2.
Pertaining to prisms, or shaped like a prism, prig-a, triangular;
mil r'ir-iilt. &-octagonal; c, pris'on, priz'n. I. vt. To
im-pentagonal, prison. II. n. A place of confinement. F., L,
prettsion-), seizing, prehendo, seize.--pris'on-er, n. A captive;
one held In custody. pris'tin(e, pris'tin, a. Pertaining to the
earliest state or time. "L. pristinus, primitive. prith'ee,
pridh'T. I pray thee. pri'va-cy, prai'va-si, n.-cies1, pi. 1. The
condition of being private. 2. A matter that is private. 3. A place
of seclusion. pri'vate. I. a. 1. Retired; secluded; secret. 2.
Personal or unofficial; without rank. S. Disposed to be secretive
or reticent. 4. Not common orgeneral. II. n. A common soldier. L.
privatvs, pp. of privo, separate.--pri"va-tecr', prai"va-tlr', n.
1. A vessel owned and officered by private persons, but carrying on
maritime war under letters of marque. "Z, One who engages in
privateering. pri-va'tion, prai-vS'shun, n. 1. The state of lacking
something necessary or desirable; want of the common comforts of
life. 2. Deprivation. OF., L....
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