A religious clergyman who is trained to perform services or sacrifices at a church or temple.
* , chapter=10
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=It was a joy to snatch some brief respite, and find himself in the rectory drawing–room. Listening here was as pleasant as talking; just to watch was pleasant. The young priests
who lived here wore cassocks and birettas; their faces were fine and mild, yet really strong, like the rector's face; and in their intercourse with him and his wife they seemed to be brothers.}}
A blunt tool, used for quickly stunning and killing fish.
(Mormonism) The highest office in the Aaronic priesthood.
* high priest
* imam, guru, rabbi, sangha
* Smart, Alastair
Fish Welfare at Harvest: Killing Me Softly
Comparison of Common Slaughter Methods for Farmed Finfish Seafood innovations.
To ordain as a priest.
From (etyl) prise, from (etyl) ; see prehend. Compare prison, apprise, comprise, enterprise, purprise, reprisal, suprise, etc.
That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power.
(military, nautical) Anything captured by a belligerent using the rights of war; especially, property captured at sea in virtue of the rights of war, as a vessel.
An honour or reward striven for in a competitive contest; anything offered to be competed for, or as an inducement to, or reward of, effort.
- His own prize , / Whom formerly he had in battle won.
That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery.
Anything worth striving for; a valuable possession held or in prospect.
* Bible, Phil. iii. 14
- I fought and conquered, yet have lost the prize .
A contest for a reward; competition.
- I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever. Also spelled prise.
* booby prize
* consolation prize
* door prize
* prizewinner, prize winner
* pushing prize
Do not confuse with .
From (etyl) prysen, from (etyl) ; see price. Compare praise, appraise, apprize.
To consider highly valuable; to esteem.
- [I] do love, prize , honour you.
(obsolete) To set or estimate the value of; to appraise; to price; to rate.
* Bible, Zech. xi. 13
- I prized your person, but your crown disdain.
- A goodly price that I was prized at.
To move with a lever; to force up or open; to prise or pry.
(obsolete) To compete in a prizefight.
- I prize it [life] not a straw, but for mine honour.