from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as presbyope.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A person affected with presbyopia.
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"Supposing these facets myope or presbyte," observed Jack, "that gives seventeen thousand three hundred and twenty-five pairs of spectacles on one nose!"
On the 17th February, 1803, "the standing eommit - tee of missions" (appointed by the General Assembly in May, 1802) addressed a letter to "each of the presbyte - ries immediately connected with that body in the man - agement of missionary concerns," soliciting such informa - tion as their experience enabled them to give, respecting persons suitable for "missionaries to the frontiers and to the Indian tribes, and the places or regions demanding missionary labours."
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