prest

adjective
\ ˈprest How to pronounce prest (audio) \

Definition of prest

obsolete
: ready

First Known Use of prest

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prest

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin praestus — more at presto

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