Definitions

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  • n. trial; experiment
  • n. the state of being in peril

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Trial; experiment.
  • n. The state of being in peril.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being in danger; a hazarding or exposing to peril.

Etymologies

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Latin periclitatio: compare French périclitation.

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  • The state of being in peril

    July 12, 2009

  • 1. Trial; experiment.

    2. The state of being in peril.

    June 8, 2008