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Meaning of perstringe by Wiktionary Dictionary

perstringe


    Etymology

    From Latin perstringere, from per- + stringere ( “to tie, bind” ) .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /pəˈstɹɪn( d )ʒ/

    Verb

    to perstringe ( third-person singular simple present perstringes present participle perstringing, simple past and past participle perstringed )

    1. ( now archaic or literary ) To censure, criticize.



Definition of perstringe by GCIDE Dictionary

perstringe


  1. Perstringe v. t. [L. perstringere; per + stringere to bind up, to touch upon.]
    1. To touch; to graze; to glance on. [Obs.]

    2. To criticise; to touch upon. [R.] Evelyn.