priser

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

priser (plural prisers)

  1. A tool for prising something open.
    • 1863, J. Pascoe, The Brigantine (page 263)
      "Well, then, here goes to shatter his timbers," said Grasper, with a lively tone; and seizing, as he spoke, a weighty crowbar from Dan, he assailed the door. [] "Here, Dan," said he, " bring another priser."
  2. Obsolete form of prizer.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for priser in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

priser c

  1. plural indefinite of pris
  2. plural indefinite of prise

Verb[edit]

priser

  1. present tense of prise

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verbalization of prise, itself a deverbalization of prise, the feminine past participle of prendre (to take).

Verb[edit]

priser

  1. (transitive) to snuff, take snuff (to inhale a drug or other substance through the nose)

Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Late Latin pretiāre, pretiō (to appraise), from pretium (price). Unrelated to pris, the past participle of prendre, although it might be remotivated in that way by contemporary French speakers.

Verb[edit]

priser

  1. (transitive) to price (fix a price according to market forces)
  2. (transitive) to prize (consider something valuable)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

priser m

  1. indefinite plural of pris

Verb[edit]

priser

  1. present tense of prise

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

priser

  1. indefinite plural of pris