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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as prow.

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Examples

  • They no longer consider the subject of prew-marital sex a 'taboo'.

    Bride with a Honey Moon Knife - 2

  • Ms. Proulx pronounced prew is best known for her second novel, "The Shipping News"

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  • Then before the old Gentleman, you must behave your self very soberly, simple, and demure, and look as prew as at a Conventicle; and take heed you drink not off your Glass at Table, nor rant, nor swear: one Oath confounds our Plot, and betrays thee to be an arrant Drab.

    The City Heiress

  • Then before the old Gentleman, you must behave your self very soberly, simple, and demure, and look as prew as at a Conventicle; and take heed you drink not off your Glass at Table, nor rant, nor swear: one

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  • The oil, confiscated over the preceding weeks and months, had been distilled from the roots of the mreah prew phnom tree in jungle labs that produced an average of 60 litres a day.

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  • Grip, Will you compound, and take it as my prew fent?

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