pree

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of prieve.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tae pree (third-person singular simple present prees, present participle preein, simple past preed, past participle preed)

  1. to test, sample, taste
    Whan the stewart pree'd the watter turned intil wine, onkennin whaur it cam frae, tho the servans at hed drawn it kent, he turned tae the bridgegroom. John 2:9 (Lorimer translation)