pree mouth of

pree

[pree] Scot. and North England.
noun
1.
a test, trial, or taste; a test by sampling.
verb (used with object), preed, preeing.
2.
to try, test, or taste.
Idioms
3.
pree the mouth of, Scot. to kiss.
Also, prie.


Origin:
1690–1700; shortened form of preive, Middle English preve (noun), preven (v.) < Old French pr(o)eve, preuver; see prove

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To pree mouth of
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: pree
Next Definition: pree the mouth of
Words Near: pree mouth of
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for pree mouth of
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing pree mouth of
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature