Prise meaning

prīz
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(obsolete) An enterprise.

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Obsolete form of prize.
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To force (open) with a lever; to pry.

1919: I think he must have been trying to prise open that box yonder when he was attacked. "” Sax Rohmer, The Quest of the Sacred Slipper.

C. 1925: Come, force the gates with crowbars, prise them apart! "” Jack Lindsay, translation of Lysistrata.

2004: Most people used pliers, scissors, rubber gloves and knives to try to prise open products. "” BBC News.

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