Definitions

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  • adj. precious

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Precious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Costly; precious.
  • Worthy of being loved; dearly beloved.

Etymologies

dear +‎ worth (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • adj., precious (also derworth; obsolete; from Piers Plowman, a 14th century poem by William Langland)

    June 29, 2008