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Definition of "prise" [prise]

  • Variant of prize3. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "prise" in a sentence
  • "Now we're gwine out ter de cotton compress, an 'git a lot er colored men tergether, an' ef de w'ite folks 'sturbs me, I shouldn't be s'prise' ef dere'd be a mix-up; -- an 'ef dere is, me an _one_ w'ite man"
  • "'prise' control in a situation where few have it in greater proportional share than ever before?"
  • "We'll have to foot it, anyway, for quite some distance, if we want to s'prise 'em. ""