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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Perse, Saint-John See Alexis Saint-Léger Léger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of pierce.
  • Of a rich dark blue; of a dark- or bluish-gray color.
  • n. A blue color; dark blue.
  • n. A kind of cloth, of a bluish-gray color.
  • n. Printed calico or cambric.
  • An obsolete form of parse.
  • See per.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with respect to its inherent nature

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