Prial Pri"al, n. A corruption of pair royal. See under {Pair}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • prial — Pair Pair (p[^a]r), n. [F. paire, LL. paria, L. paria, pl. of par pair, fr. par, adj., equal. Cf. {Apparel}, {Par} equality, {Peer} an equal.] [1913 Webster] 1. A number of things resembling one another, or belonging together; a set; as, a pair… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • prial — ˈprīəl noun ( s) Etymology: by alteration chiefly dialect : pair royal * * * prial dial. f. pair royal …   Useful english dictionary

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  • prial — pri·al …   English syllables

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