from The Century Dictionary.

  • Being in the location or condition resulting from the act denoted by the verb ‘prefix’; specifically, in comparative anatomy, noting certain muscular and cutaneous areas in which some of the nerves of supply originate at a more cephalic level than in allied species.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having a (specified) prefix.
  • adjective Added as a prefix.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of prefix.


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  • You will see the title prefixed to them in the Hebrew Bibles, The former prophets, as well as to the others,

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • The title prefixed to this paper would be a misnomer, if I did not add a list of books which it may be desirable to consult: --

    Notes and Queries, Number 04, November 24, 1849

  • The Stung Arm being informed of the whole design, pretended to approve of it, and leaving her son at ease, henceforward was only solicitous how she might defeat this barbarous design: the time was pressing, and the term prefixed for the execution was almost expired.

    History of Louisisana Or of the Western Parts of Virginia and Carolina: Containing

  • The Stung Arm fearing a discovery, notwithstanding her utmost precaution, and the secrecy she enjoined, repaired to the temple, and pulled some rods out of the fatal bundle: her design was to hasten or forward the term prefixed, to the end that such Frenchmen as escaped the massacre, might apprize their countrymen, many of whom had informed the Commandant; who clapt seven of them in irons, treating them as cowards on that account.

    History of Louisisana Or of the Western Parts of Virginia and Carolina: Containing

  • Medicine of Philosophers, according to my understanding, cannot prolong Life, beyond the term prefixed from above, but only preserve from the Effect of all

    The Golden Calf, Which the World Adores, and Desires

  • Sora, while Rab is the title prefixed to the names of the Amoras of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • She treats her grown men and women as little girls treat their dolls -- makes moral puppets of them, pulls the wires, and they talk virtue and act vice, according to their cue and the title prefixed to each comedy or tragedy, not from any real passions of their own, or love either of virtue or vice.

    Lectures on the English Poets Delivered at the Surrey Institution

  • The title prefixed to the sixth chapter of that same book is this, _Legibus et edictis principum laicorum, et ecclesiastica et ecclesiasticos gubernari_.

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2)

  • The prefix moves the reader to a new spatial or temporal position in relation to the term prefixed, using this reconfiguration to gesture toward an appropriate attitude or (more literally) stance.

    The Valve

  • Each chapter has a title prefixed, taken from the first word, or from some one particular thing mentioned in it, rarely from the subject-matter of it; for if a chapter be of any length, it usually runs into various subjects that have no connection with each other.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 04


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