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Prise vs Sewer - What's the difference?

prise | sewer |

As a verb prise

is .

As an adjective prise

is priced.

As a noun sewer is

a pipe or system of pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage or sewer can be a servant attending at a meal, responsible for seating arrangements, serving dishes etc or sewer can be one who sews.

prise

English

Alternative forms

* (verb) prize

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) An enterprise.
  • (Spenser)
  • See also

    * price

    Verb

    (pris)
  • To force (open) with a lever; to pry.
  • 1919: I think he must have been trying to prise open that box yonder when he was attacked. — , The Quest of the Sacred Slipper
    c. 1925: Come, force the gates with crowbars, prise them apart! — Jack Lindsay, translation of Lysistrata
    2004: Most people used pliers, scissors, rubber gloves and knives to try to prise open products. — BBC News

    Anagrams

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    sewer

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (wikipedia sewer) (en noun)
  • A pipe or system of pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2014-06-14, volume=411, issue=8891, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= It's a gas , passage=One of the hidden glories of Victorian engineering is proper drains. Isolating a city’s effluent and shipping it away in underground sewers has probably saved more lives than any medical procedure except vaccination.}}

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) asseour, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A servant attending at a meal, responsible for seating arrangements, serving dishes etc.
  • * 1819 , (Walter Scott), Ivanhoe :
  • While the Saxon was plunged in these painful reflections, the door of their prison opened, and gave entrance to a sewer , holding his white rod of office.
  • * 2011 , Thomas Penn, Winter King , Penguin 2012, p. 287:
  • His nephew Charles, meanwhile, had grown up in the royal household, working as a sewer , or waiter.

    Etymology 3

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who sews.
  • A small tortricid moth whose larva sews together the edges of a leaf by means of silk.
  • the apple-leaf sewer , Phoxopteris nubeculana
    Synonyms
    * (one who sews) sempster/sempstress , tailor