preuts

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From Middle Dutch preus, from Old French (hence modern preux), perhaps from Old French prudis 'noble', and/or (via Latin?) a Germanic root

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preuts (comparative preutser, superlative meest preuts or preutst)

  1. prudish, exaggeratedly proper, modest
  2. (archaic) noble
    1. (obsolete) uses:
    2. proud, haughty
    3. bold, daring; courageous
    4. vivid, lively, fiery, elated, prancing
    5. unchaste, immodest

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