The practise was a common one, and machinery manufacturers followed the same plan.
One, a young Jesuit who had been in England, was delighted to practise his English.
His father was desirous that he should practise the law; but after a short study of this Pinelli resumed his favourite pursuits.
I do not doubt but that by God's help you practise all this.
"Come and practise it to me, if your mother will be so kind as to bring you," said Peter Sherringham.
A professor,' he exclaims, 'and practise such villanies as these!
And, to practise poetry is not there as here, heinous to one's friends.
Because, I said, our rulers will often have to practise upon the body corporate with medicines.
On some occasions novel engagements are pleasing; and thus we practise them again, and acquire a habit of performing them.
In theory she was to compare Calhoun's lessons with his practise when alone.
c.1400, "to do, act;" early 15c., "to follow or employ; to carry on a profession," especially medicine, from Old French pratiser, practiser "to practice," alteration of practiquer, from Medieval Latin practicare "to do, perform, practice," from Late Latin practicus "practical," from Greek praktikos "practical" (see practical).
From early 15c. as "to perform repeatedly to acquire skill, to learn by repeated performance;" mid-15c. as "to perform, to work at, exercise." Related: Practiced; practicing.
early 15c., practise, "practical application," originally especially of medicine but also alchemy, education, etc.; from Old French pratiser, from Medieval Latin practicare (see practice (v.)). From early 15c. often assimilated in spelling to nouns in -ice. Also as practic, which survived in parallel into 19c.
practice prac·tice (prāk'tĭs)
v. prac·ticed, prac·tic·ing, prac·tic·es
To engage in the profession of medicine or one of the allied health professions. n.
The exercise of the profession of medicine.
The business of a practicing physician or group of physicians, including facilities and customary patients.