Preached vs Pleached - What's the difference?

preached | pleached |


As verbs the difference between preached and pleached

is that preached is (preach) while pleached is (pleach).

preached

English

Verb

(head)
  • (preach)

  • preach

    English

    Verb

  • To give a sermon.
  • * , chapter=3
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=One saint's day in mid-term a certain newly appointed suffragan-bishop came to the school chapel, and there preached on “The Inner Life.”  He at once secured attention by his informal method, and when presently the coughing of Jarvis […] interrupted the sermon, he altogether captivated his audience with a remark about cough lozenges being cheap and easily procurable.}}
    A local Muslim used to preach from the Quran and hadith.
  • To proclaim by public discourse; to utter in a sermon or a formal religious harangue.
  • * Bible, Isa. lxi. 1
  • The Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek.
  • To advise or recommend earnestly.
  • * Shakespeare
  • My master preaches patience to him.
  • To teach or instruct by preaching; to inform by preaching.
  • * Southey
  • As ye are preached .

    See also

    * praught

    Noun

    (es)
  • (obsolete) A religious discourse.
  • (Hooker)

    pleached

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (pleach)

  • pleach

    English

    Verb

    (es)
  • To unite by interweaving, as branches of trees; to plash; to interlock.
  • * 1599 ,
  • The prince and Count Claudio, walking in a thick-pleached alley in my orchard, were thus much overheard by a man of mine [...]

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