Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of pierce.
  • An obsolete form of parse.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • You were pleased as Punch, recitating war exploits and pearse orations to them jackeen gapers.

    Finnegans Wake

  • They ioine herewithall either fat, or oil in steed thereof, that the force of the ointment maie the rather pearse inwardly, and so be more effectuall.

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology

  • Page wery of the same againe: more quicke to enter spedelie, than hable to pearse farre: euen like ouer sharpe tooles, whose edges be verie soone turned.

    The Scholemaster

  • Quicke wittes commonlie, be apte to take, vnapte to keepe: soone hote and desirous of this and that: as colde and sone wery of the same againe: more quicke to enter spedelie, than hable to pearse farre: euen like ouer sharpe tooles, whose edges be verie soone turned.

    The Scholemaster

  • How does she fit into your plans? seriously, is this is the padraig pearse school of Irishness or what?

    Politics.ie - 3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,27,28,29,30,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,41,42,48,49,50,52

  • great idea pearse. like an auto deejay. i think tagging songs and ranking/rating them would be a fantastic service. i think

    An iTunes Mobster in Da Hood

  • _ 189 wery of the same againe: more quicke to enter spedelie, than hable to pearse farre: euen like ouer sharpe tooles, whose edges be verie soone turned.

    The Schoolmaster

  • "How can you organise a meeting about what's happening when all you've got to go on is some anonymous letter?" lets open a loonie bin on a main road feeding a motorway, mmmm great idea, oh lets not forget that there is a school just up the road and a boozer, loonies used to be housed in calderstones/langho centre etc miles away from society and it worked. as for bill pearse there must be a bed for you somewhere close to brockhall. lunatic

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  • i wonder if i should try the john pearse heavy guage

    Mandolin Cafe News

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