A prelude; an essay, trial, or preparatory exercise (app. to the early and fag. pieces of cert antboTsa liter.). ... a. p. to pay a oert. sum of money at a fut. time specified, in return for a#39;value received* by the promisor (leg.). ... not dilatory; hasty , indie, boldness or forwardness ; told down, ready, present (as payment); easy, unobstructed (as action); petulant*. H., promptly, ad. ; promptness, a. (v. 1.) 91. Prompt, vt.
|Title||:||Dictionary of the English Language Exhibiting Orthography, Pronunciation and Definition of Words|
|Author||:||Arnold James Cooley|