Definition of Preasing
1. prease [v] - See also: prease
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Literary usage of Preasing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1845)
"Though enemies there be that would my body kill, But you villaines, rebels, traitors as you are, How came the foe in, preasing so neare ? ..."
2. Our Mutual Friend by Charles ( Dickens (1865)
"You needn't repeat 'em," says Wegg, preasing las hand. " But think how those stars steady mo in the cause of the right against some that shall be nameless. ..."
3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... And God so wise be my succour, But thou yeve me my saviour At Easter, whan it liketh mee, Without preasing more on thee, I woll forth, and to him gone, ..."
4. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1853)
"But you villaines, rebels, traitors as you are How came the foe in, preasing so neare ? Where, where, slept the garrison that should a beat them back I ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1889)
"Touching or preasing the fingers does not cause any pain. The patient again put in appearance on March 19th, having neglected to take his medicine regularly ..."
6. The Tudor Drama: A History of English National Drama to the Retirement of by Tucker Brooke (1911)
"... Peeres come preasing for reuenge. And euery one cries, let the tyrant die. The Sunne by day shines hotely for reuenge. ..."