Propine
Propine Pro*pine", v. t. [L. propinare, Gr. ?; ? before + ? to drink.] [1913 Webster] 1. To pledge; to offer as a toast or a health in the manner of drinking, that is, by drinking first and passing the cup. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The lovely sorceress mixed, and to the prince Health, peace, and joy propined. --C. Smart. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence, to give in token of friendship. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

3. To give, or deliver; to subject. [Obs.] --Fotherby. [1913 Webster]


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  • Propine — Pro*pine , n. [1913 Webster] 1. A pledge. [Obs. or Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. A gift; esp., drink money. [Obs or Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Propine — Pro pine, n. [Propyl + ethine.] (Chem.) Same as {Allylene}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • propine — I. prəˈpēn, pīn transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English propinen, from Middle French propiner, from Latin propinare to present, procure, give to drink, drink to someone s health, from Greek propinein to present, drink to someone s …   Useful english dictionary

  • propine — I. transitive verb (propined; propining) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French propiner, from Latin propinare to present, drink to someone s health, from Greek propinein literally, to drink first, from pro + pinein to drink more at… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • propine — v. /proh peen /; n. /proh peen , puyn /, v., propined, propining, n. Scot. v.t. 1. to offer as a present. n. 2. a present; gift. [1400 50; late ME propinen < MF propiner to give to drink, drink one s health < L propinare < Gk propínein to drink… …   Universalium

  • Propine — Pro·pine (proґpēn) trademark for a preparation of dipivefrin hydrochloride …   Medical dictionary

  • propine — pro·pine …   English syllables

  • propinar — Se conjuga como: amar Infinitivo: Gerundio: Participio: propinar propinando propinado     Indicativo   presente imperfecto pretérito futuro condicional yo tú él, ella, Ud. nosotros vosotros ellos, ellas, Uds. propino propinas propina propinamos… …   Wordreference Spanish Conjugations Dictionary

  • Propinyl — Pro pi*nyl, n. [Propine + yl.] (Chem.) A hydrocarbon radical regarded as an essential residue of propine and allied compounds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gift — n 1. present, favor, Scot. propine, endowment; Law. acquest, Law. bequest, Law. legacy, heritage, inheritance, dowry; benefaction, bounty, largess, donation, donative, contribution, offering, Eccles. offertory, Eccles. alterage, peace offering;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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