pree

transitive verb \ˈprē\

Definition of pree

preed

;

preed

;

preeing

;

prees

Scottish

  1. :  to taste tentatively :  sample

pree the mouth of

Scottish

  1. :  kiss

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Origin and Etymology of pree

short from preve, to test, prove, from Middle English proeven, preven from Old French preuv-, present stem of prover to test, prove — more at prove


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