Prest meaning

prest
Ready; prepared.
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An advance of money, specif. one to men enlisting in the British army or navy.
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(archaic) Simple past tense and past participle of press.
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(rare) A payment of wages in advance.
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A loan or advance (of money)
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A tax or duty.
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(law) A duty in money formerly paid by the sheriff on his account in the exchequer, or for money left or remaining in his hands.

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(obsolete) To give as a loan; to lend.
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(obsolete) Ready; prompt; prepared.
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(obsolete) Neat; tidy; proper.

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Origin of prest

  • Old French prest

    From Wiktionary