preyen

All Noun Verb
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  • But lord, so he wex sodeinliche reed, And sire, his lesson, that he wende conne, To preyen hir, is thurgh his wit y-ronne. Cited from Troilus and Crisyde, by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • For the ricchesse of this world, that is transitorie, is not worthe: but zif it were in his power to make hem immortalle, there of wolde thei preyen him, and thanken him. Cited from Principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries, Vol. 9, Richard Hakluyt
  • For I, that god of Loves servaunts serve, 15 Ne dar to Love, for myn unlyklinesse, Preyen for speed, al sholde I therfor sterve, So fer am I fro his help in derknesse; But nathelees, if this may doon gladnesse To any lover, and his cause avayle, 20 Have he my thank, and myn be this travayle! Cited from Troilus and Crisyde, by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Wherfore I preye to alle the rederes and hereres of this boke, zif it plese hem, that thei wolde preyen to God for me: and I schalle preye for hem. Cited from Principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries, Vol. 9, Richard Hakluyt
  • And thanne aftre the dethe of the emperour, the 7 lynages assemblen hem to gidere, and chesen his eldest sone, or the nexte aftre him, of his blood: and thus thei seye to him; wee wolen and wee preyen and ordeynen, that zee ben oure lord and oure emperour. Cited from Principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries, Vol. 9, Richard Hakluyt
  • And aftre that, thei choppen alle the body in smale peces, and preyen alle his frendes to comen and eten of him, that is ded: and thei senden for alle the mynstralle of the contree, and maken a solempne feste. Cited from Principal Navigations, V8, by Richard Hakluyt