from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Obsolete form of price.
- n. Obsolete form of prize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See price, and 1st prize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of price.
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"We 'ave refrained from' andcuffin 'pris'ner, sir, at your horders," he said, in a tone that warned O'Hara that should harm come of it, on his head be the blame.
Mathematics may be philosophically parti pris, which is why it has developed the way it has.
It was like getting out o 'pris'n to get away from Joe for a little while.
Th 'pris'ner has hardly time to grab up his hat befure he 's hauled off to his funeral obsequies, an' th 'onprejudiced public feels happy about it.
Th 'defince must prove that th' pris'ner has money.
'I have,' says th 'pris'ner, smilin' in his peculiar way.
"No, no, no!" cried Mrs. Ruggles, in despair; "Yer look for all the world like a gang o 'pris'ners; there ain't no style ter that; spread out more, can't yer, an' act kind o 'careless like -- nobody's goin' ter kill ye!"
"True, Massa," returned Ebony, "it would be perfik f'licity if we could forgit de poor Christ'ns in chains an 'pris'ns."
The Legislative Fiscal Office on Tuesday reported net receipts to the $12.6 billion General Fund, that pays for non-education spending such as pris - ns and Medicaid, and the $12.3 billion Education Trust Fund.
"So th 'pris'ner waits an' dhreams he 's a lightnin 'rod an' th 'public waits an' ivrybody waits.