Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or grasping; seizure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete The act of seizing with violence.

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

  • noun obsolete The act of seizing with violence.

Etymologies

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Latin prensatio, from prensare, prehensare, verb frequentative from prehendere to seize.

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