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1 being clean and in good order
  • behind the bed-and-breakfast is a prim little garden where guests are served afternoon tea

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2 given to or marked by very conservative standards regarding personal behavior or morals
  • a very prim and proper matron was in charge of the girls' dorm

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The first known use of prim was in 1702

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“Prim.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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