Prest Definition

prest
noun
An advance of money, specif. one to men enlisting in the British army or navy.
Webster's New World

(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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adjective
Ready; prepared.
Webster's New World
(obsolete) Neat; tidy; proper.
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verb

(archaic) Simple past tense and past participle of press.

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(obsolete) To give as a loan; to lend.

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Other Word Forms of Prest

Noun

Singular:
prest
Plural:
prests

Origin of Prest

  • Old French prest

    From Wiktionary

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