Prest

Prest \Prest\ (pr[e^]st), imp. & p. p. of {Press}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Prest — Prest, a. [OF. prest, F. pr[^e]t, fr. L. praestus ready. Cf. {Presto}.] 1. Ready; prompt; prepared. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] All prest to such battle he was. R. of Gloucester. [1913 Webster] 2. Neat; tidy; proper. [Obs.] Tusser. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prest — Prest, n. [OF. prest, F. pr[^e]t, fr. OF. prester to lend, F. pr[^e]ter, fr. L. praestare to stand before, to become surety for, to fulfill, offer, supply; prae before + stare to stand. See {Pre }, and {Stand}, and cf. {Press} to force into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prest — Prest, v. t. To give as a loan; to lend. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Sums of money . . . prested out in loan. E. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prest — (del fr. «prêt», préstamo, del sup. lat. «praestus», de «praesto»; ant.) m. Mil. Paga que se da diariamente a los *soldados. ≃ Pre. * * * prest. (Del fr. prêt, y este del lat. *praestus, de praesto). m. desus. Parte del haber del soldado que se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • prest — prest; im·prest; …   English syllables

  • prest — /prɛst/ (say prest) verb Archaic past tense and past participle of press1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • prest — [prest] n. [ME preste < OFr < prester: see PRESS2] Obs. an advance of money, specif. one to men enlisting in the British army or navy adj. Obs. ready; prepared …   English World dictionary

  • prest — Mot Monosíl·lab Adverbi …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • prest- — *prest germ., Neutrum: nhd. Priester; ne. priest; Rekontruktionsbasis: an., ae., afries., as., ahd.; Interferenz: Lehnwort lat. presbyter; Etymologie …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • prest — (Del fr. prêt, y este del lat. *praestus, de praesto). m. desus. Parte del haber del soldado que se le entregaba en mano semanal o diariamente …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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