Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A priest or presbyter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A meteor or exhalation formerly supposed to be thrown from the clouds with such violence that by collision it is set on fire.
  • n. One of the veins of the neck when swollen with anger or other excitement.
  • n. A priest or presbyter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A priest: often used in old writers as the title of a supposed Christian king and priest (Prester John) of a medieval kingdom.
  • n. A meteor.

Etymologies

Old French prestre. See priest. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • a pre-star or mythical meteor thrown from the clouds

    September 7, 2009

  • n. a priest (OSPD)

    December 10, 2006