Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of proud.

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Examples

  • March 2, 2008 at 3:06 pm nawt that whiskers iz a prud or anyfing, but whats wif al teh vlugar huumer lately?

    miguel had a sneaky suspicion - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • And while I'm no prud, what doping meassage are they sending when the in-car camera shows the guys "drinking and driving!" fer chrissake.

    Crisis of Faith: Bidding a Bittersweet Adieu to the Tour

  • February 4th, 2004 at 8: 12 pm nuther prud inglish major, lamer

    Thanks for the mammory

  • February 4th, 2004 at 8:12 pm nuther prud inglish major, lamer

    Thanks for the mammory

  • However, he praised the NPB's efforts to increase elephant habitats at Addo and Marakele national parks an said IFAW was prud to help finance the projects.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Elmesȝeorn nes heo nefre. ah prud heo wes swiðe ⁊ modi. ⁊ liȝere ⁊ swikel. ⁊ wreðful ⁊ ontful.

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts

  • Ariseð  {40} deade ariseð cumeð to drihtines dom forte beon idemet · þear na prud bem {er} e, ne schal beon iborhen · ȝef ha þohten þis wel {;} ha walden inohreaðe i þe deofles seruise dimlukeR bemin.

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts

  • After a while the/vrai prud 'homme/came seldom; other figures more like herself, soft forms of women, white and shining, with golden circlets and ornaments, appeared to her in the great halo of the light; they bowed their heads, naming themselves, as to a sister spirit, Catherine, and the other Margaret.

    Jeanne d'Arc

  • Jeanne, always straightforward and simple, speaks to him, not with the downcast eyes of her humility, but as an equal, as if the great Dunois had been a/prud 'homme/of her own degree.

    Jeanne d'Arc

  • Presently the heavenly radiance shaped itself into some semblance of forms and figures, one of which, clearer than the others, was like a man, but with wings and a crown on his head and the air "/d'un vrai prud 'homme/"; a noble apparition before whom at first the little maid trembled, but whose majestic, honest regard soon gave her confidence.

    Jeanne d'Arc

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