Words and Phrases
pree

“pree”

Meaning:

  • taste
  • kiss
  • try
  • fit - eg the shoo preed her fit (the shoe fitted her foot)

Alternative spelling/meaning:

prie

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Passengers by James Orr

Wi’ frien’s consent we prie’t a gill,
an’ monie a house did call at

Excerpt from Address to Bachelors by Sarah Leech

Her tongue at rest can never be,
and when she pries the barley bree,
wi’ nibours she will disagree


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