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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“Prest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prest. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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