EnglishEdit

NounEdit

priser (plural prisers)

  1. A tool for prising something open.
    • 1863, J. Pascoe, The Brigantine (page 263)
      "Well, then, here goes to shatter his timbers," said Grasper, with a lively tone; and seizing, as he spoke, a weighty crowbar from Dan, he assailed the door. [] "Here, Dan," said he, " bring another priser."
  2. Obsolete form of prizer.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for priser in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

priser c

  1. indefinite plural of pris
  2. indefinite plural of prise

VerbEdit

priser

  1. present of prise

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Verbalization of prise, itself a deverbalization of prise, the feminine past participle of prendre (to take).

VerbEdit

priser

  1. (transitive) to snuff, take snuff (to inhale a drug or other substance through the nose)

Etymology 2Edit

Inherited from Late Latin pretiāre, pretiō (to appraise), from Latin pretium (price). Unrelated to pris, the past participle of prendre, although it might be remotivated in that way by contemporary French speakers.

VerbEdit

priser

  1. (transitive) to price (fix a price according to market forces)
  2. (transitive) to prize (consider something valuable)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

priser m

  1. indefinite plural of pris

VerbEdit

priser

  1. present tense of prise

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

priser

  1. indefinite plural of pris

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