Prow

  • 41 prowess — prow•ess [[t]ˈpraʊ ɪs[/t]] n. 1) exceptional ability, skill, or strength 2) exceptional valor or bravery, esp. in combat or battle • Etymology: 1250–1300; ME < OF proesse, proece goodness, bravery =prou prow II+ esse < L itia ice …

    From formal English to slang

  • 42 prao — /prow/, n., pl. praos. proa. [see PROA] * * * …

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  • 43 prowfish — /prow fish /, n., pl. prowfishes, (esp. collectively) prowfish. a fish, Zaprora silenus, of the North Pacific. [PROW1 + FISH] * * * …

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  • 44 prowler — /prow leuhr/, n. 1. a person or animal that prowls. 2. a person who goes stealthily about with some unlawful intention, as to commit a burglary or theft. [1510 20; PROWL + ER1] * * * …

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  • 45 prowess — prow|ess [ˈprauıs] n [U] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: prouesse, from prou; PROUD] formal great skill at doing something ▪ his physical prowess ▪ military prowess …

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  • 46 prowess — prow|ess [ prauəs ] noun uncount great skill or ability: athletic/sexual/physical prowess …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 47 prowess — prow·ess …

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  • 48 pro and con — /prow and kon/ For and against. A phrase descriptive of the presentation of arguments or evidence on both sides of a disputed question …

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  • 49 pro bono — /prow bownow/ Lit. For the good; used to describe work or services (e.g. legal services) done or performed free of charge …

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  • 50 pro bono et malo — /prow bownow et mzelow/ For good and ill; for advantage and detriment …

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  • 51 pro bono publico — /prow bownow pablakow/ For the public good; for the welfare of the whole. For example, pro bono legal work is providing legal services to indigents without charge …

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  • 52 pro confesso — /prow kanfesow/ For confessed; as confessed. A term applied to a bill in equity, and the decree founded upon it, where no answer is made to it by the defendant. Under rules practice, this has been replaced by a default for want of prosecution.… …

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  • 53 pro consilio — /prow kansil(i)yow/ For counsel given. An annuity pro consilio amounts to a condition, but in a feoffment or lease for life, etc., it is the consideration, and does not amount to a condition; for the state of the land by the feoffment is executed …

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  • 54 pro corpore regni — /prow korpariy regnay/ In behalf of the body of the realm …

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  • 55 pro defectu emptorum — /prow dafekt(y)uw em(p)toram/ For want (failure) of purchasers …

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  • 56 pro defectu exitus — /prow dafekt(y)uw egzatas/ For, or in case of, default of issue …

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  • 57 pro defectu haeredis — /prow dafekt(y)uw hariydas/ For want of an heir …

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  • 58 pro defectu justitiae — /prow dafekt(y)uw jastishiyiy/ For defect or want of justice …

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  • 59 pro defendente — /prow defandentiy/ For the defendant. Commonly abbreviated pro def …

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  • 60 pro derelicto — /prow dehraliktow/ As derelict or abandoned. A species of usucaption in the civil law …

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