Definition of Prefects

1. Noun. (plural of prefect) ¹



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Definition of Prefects

1. prefect [n] - See also: prefect

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prefects

prefacing
prefactor
prefactors
prefade
prefaded
prefades
prefading
prefard
prefascist
prefatigued
prefatorial
prefatorily
prefatory
prefect
prefectorial
prefects (current term)
prefectship
prefectships
prefectural
prefecture
prefectures
prefecundation
prefeminism
prefeminist
prefer
preferabilities
preferability
preferable
preferableness
preferably

Literary usage of Prefects

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, John Bagnell Bury (1897)
"Though the emperors no longer dreaded the ambition of their prefects, they were attentive to counterbalance the power of this great office ..."

2. Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, H. Tetu, Wilfrid Philip Ward (1889)
"Each boy (except the six senior prefects, who shared a ' study' with as many desks between them, and some of the youngest who sat at the tables) had a ..."

3. William George Ward and the Oxford Movement by Wilfrid Philip Ward (1889)
"Each boy (except the six senior prefects, who shared a ' study ' with as many desks between them, and some of the youngest who sat at the tables) had a ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1854)
"Though the emperors no longer dreaded the ambition of their prefects, they were attentive to counterbalance the power of this great office by the ..."

5. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"In places not large enough for ayuntamientos, there were to be justices of the peace, proposed by the sub-prefects, nominated by the prefects and approved ..."

6. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1885)
"In places not large enough for ayuntamientos, there were to be justices of the peace, proposed ' by the sub-prefects, nominated by the prefects and approved ..."

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