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Definition of Pry. Meaning of Pry. Synonyms of Pry

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Definition of Pry

Pry Pry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pried; p. pr. & vb. n. Prying.] To raise or move, or attempt to raise or move, with a pry or lever; to prize. [Local, U. S. & Eng.]
Pry Pry, v. i. [OE. prien. Cf. Peer to peep.] To peep narrowly; to gaze; to inspect closely; to attempt to discover something by a scrutinizing curiosity; -- often implying reproach. `` To pry upon the stars.' --Chaucer. Watch thou and wake when others be asleep, To pry into the secrets of the state. --Shak.
Pry Pry, n. Curious inspection; impertinent peeping.
Pry Pry, n. [Corrupted fr. prize a lever. See Prize, n.] A lever; also, leverage. [Local, U. S. & Eng.] Pry pole, the pole which forms the prop of a hoisting gin, and stands facing the windlass.

Meaning of Pry from wikipedia

- pry can refer to: pry (software) polly pry paul pry (play) sean o'pry pry (disambiguation)
- pry may refer to: paraguay perry barr railway station, england; national rail station code pry the iata code for wonderboom airport in pretoria, south
- pry is an interactive s**** for the ruby programming language. it is notable for its smalltalk-inspired ability to start a repl within a running program
- paul pry may refer to: paul pry (play), 1825 english play paul pry (1831-1836), newspaper published by anne royall the adventures of paul pry, nine stories
- paul pry (1825), a farce in three acts, was the most notable play written by 19th-century english playwright john poole. it premiered in london on 13
- gwilym prys prys-davies, baron prys-davies (born 8 december 1923) is a welsh labour politician. a founder member of the welsh socialist republican movement
- mrs. leonel campbell ross o'bryan (1857-1938), under the pen name polly pry, was a controversial reporter for the denver post and later as a freelancer
- 'À force de prier' (english: 'by persistently praying') was the luxembourgish entry in the eurovision song contest 1963, performed in french by gr****