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  • (2) Words terminating in s surd or sonant and in x anciently formed their plural by adding to the singular the syllable es (bras, brasses; pres,, preses; maleix, maleixes), but subsequently, from about the 15th centui-v, the Castilian influence substituted Os, so that one now hears brrissos, presos, ma~eixos.
  • Noticias reconditas do modo de proceder a Inquisiceio de Portugal com os seus presos (Lisbon, 1821).
 
 

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