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Pride

[prahyd] /praɪd/
noun
1.
Thomas, died 1658, English soldier and regicide.
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British Dictionary definitions for tommy pride

pride

/praɪd/
noun
1.
a feeling of honour and self-respect; a sense of personal worth
2.
excessive self-esteem; conceit
3.
a source of pride
4.
satisfaction or pleasure taken in one's own or another's success, achievements, etc (esp in the phrase take (a) pride in)
5.
the better or most superior part of something; flower
6.
the most flourishing time
7.
a group (of lions)
8.
the mettle of a horse; courage; spirit
9.
(archaic) sexual desire, esp in a female animal
10.
(archaic) display, pomp, or splendour
11.
pride of place, the most important position
verb
12.
(transitive; foll by on or upon) to take pride in (oneself) for
13.
(intransitive) to glory or revel (in)
Derived Forms
prideful, adjective
pridefully, adverb
Word Origin
Old English prӯda; related to Latin prodesse to be useful, Old Norse prūthr stately; see proud

Pride

/praɪd/
noun
1.
Thomas. died 1658, English soldier on the Parliamentary side during the Civil War. He expelled members of the Long Parliament hostile to the army (Pride's Purge, 1648) and signed Charles I's death warrant
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Word Origin and History for tommy pride
pride
O.E. pryto, from prud (see proud). First applied to groups of lions 1486, but not commonly so used until c.1930. The verb in the reflexive sense "congratulate oneself" is recorded from 1275.
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