priem

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch priem, from Proto-Germanic *preumaz (compare Low German Preem, German Pfriem), alteration of *preunaz, from Proto-Indo-European *brewn- (compare Lithuanian briaunà ‘edge’, Albanian brez ‘belt, girdle’).

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Noun[edit]

priem m (plural priemen, diminutive priemtje n)

  1. bodkin, awl
  2. punch, piercer
  3. squeezing mandrel

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