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15th century, in the meaning defined above
Latin porrectus, past participle of porrigere to stretch out, from por- forward + regere to direct — more at portend, right
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“Porrect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/porrect. Accessed 27 May. 2020.
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