Portesse
Portesse Por"tesse, n. See {Porteass}. [Obs.] --Tyndale. [1913 Webster]

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  • portesse — Portass Por tass, n. [OF. porte hors a kind of prayer book, so called from being portable; cf. LL. portiforium.] A breviary; a prayer book. [Written variously {portace}, {portasse}, {portesse}, {portise}, {porthose}, {portos}, {portus}, {portuse} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • portesse — noun ( s) Etymology: alteration of Middle English portes more at porteous roll obsolete : breviary 2a * * * portesse /pōrˈ, pörˈtəs or tes/ (historical) noun A portable breviary (also portˈess …   Useful english dictionary

  • portace — Portass Por tass, n. [OF. porte hors a kind of prayer book, so called from being portable; cf. LL. portiforium.] A breviary; a prayer book. [Written variously {portace}, {portasse}, {portesse}, {portise}, {porthose}, {portos}, {portus}, {portuse} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Portass — Por tass, n. [OF. porte hors a kind of prayer book, so called from being portable; cf. LL. portiforium.] A breviary; a prayer book. [Written variously {portace}, {portasse}, {portesse}, {portise}, {porthose}, {portos}, {portus}, {portuse}, etc.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • portasse — Portass Por tass, n. [OF. porte hors a kind of prayer book, so called from being portable; cf. LL. portiforium.] A breviary; a prayer book. [Written variously {portace}, {portasse}, {portesse}, {portise}, {porthose}, {portos}, {portus}, {portuse} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • porthose — Portass Por tass, n. [OF. porte hors a kind of prayer book, so called from being portable; cf. LL. portiforium.] A breviary; a prayer book. [Written variously {portace}, {portasse}, {portesse}, {portise}, {porthose}, {portos}, {portus}, {portuse} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • portise — Portass Por tass, n. [OF. porte hors a kind of prayer book, so called from being portable; cf. LL. portiforium.] A breviary; a prayer book. [Written variously {portace}, {portasse}, {portesse}, {portise}, {porthose}, {portos}, {portus}, {portuse} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • portos — Portass Por tass, n. [OF. porte hors a kind of prayer book, so called from being portable; cf. LL. portiforium.] A breviary; a prayer book. [Written variously {portace}, {portasse}, {portesse}, {portise}, {porthose}, {portos}, {portus}, {portuse} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • portus — Portass Por tass, n. [OF. porte hors a kind of prayer book, so called from being portable; cf. LL. portiforium.] A breviary; a prayer book. [Written variously {portace}, {portasse}, {portesse}, {portise}, {porthose}, {portos}, {portus}, {portuse} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • portuse — Portass Por tass, n. [OF. porte hors a kind of prayer book, so called from being portable; cf. LL. portiforium.] A breviary; a prayer book. [Written variously {portace}, {portasse}, {portesse}, {portise}, {porthose}, {portos}, {portus}, {portuse} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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