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Definition of Pry
PryPry Pry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pried; p. pr. & vb. n.
To raise or move, or attempt to raise or move, with a pry or
lever; to prize. [Local, U. S. & Eng.] PryPry 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.
PryPry 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
station, england; national
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
a repl within
- paul pry may refer
to: paul pry (play), 1825 english
play paul pry (1831-1836), newspaper published
by anne royall
of paul pry, nine stories
- paul pry (1825), a farce
acts, was the most notable
by 19th-century english playwright
john poole. it premiered
prys prys-davies, baron
prys-davies (born 8 december
1923) is a welsh labour
politician. a founder member
of the welsh socialist republican
- 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
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