prize englannista suomeksi
saalis, kaapattu vihollisalus
pitää suuressa arvossa, arvostaa
That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power.
1596, (w), ''(w)'', London: William Ponsonbie, Book 4, Canto 4, p. 54,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A12778.0001.001
- (..) wherefore he now begunne
- To challenge her anew, as his owne prize,
- Whom formerly he had in battell wonne,
(RQ:Johnson History of the Pyrates)
1676, (w), ''(w)'', London: Henry Herringman, Act 5, p. 73,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A36602.0001.001
- I fought and conquer’d, yet have lost the prize.
That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery.
1928, (w), ''Jottings from an Active Life'', London: Heath Cranton, p. 256,https://books.google.ca/books/about/Jottings_from_an_Active_Life.html?id=7J7CtAEACAAJ&redir_esc=y
- (w) (..) was never tired of impressing upon one that the fact of being an Englishman was “the greatest prize in the lottery of life,” and that it was that thought which always sustained him when he was troubled.
Anything worth striving for; a valuable possession held or in prospect.
1611, ''(w) of the (w)'', (w) 3.14,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Philippians+3&version=KJV
- I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
(circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act III, Scene 2,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=merchantvenice&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- Like one of two contending in a prize,
- That thinks he hath done well in people's eyes (..)
To consider highly valuable; to esteem.
(circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act III, Scene 1,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=tempest&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- (..) I
- Beyond all limit of what else i’ the world
- Do love, prize, honour you.
1676, (w), ''(w)'', London: Henry Herringman, Act V, p. 83,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A36602.0001.001
- I pris’d your Person, but your Crown disdain.
2013, (w), ''(w)'', London: Harvill Secker, Chapter 20, p. 167,https://books.google.ca/books?id=NhPDhl0yABIC&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- ‘(..) An old broken cup has no value. No one prizes it.’
- ‘I prize it. It’s my museum, not yours.’
To set or estimate the value of; to appraise; to price; to rate.
(circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act III, Scene 2,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=winterstale&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- (..) no life,
- I prize it not a straw, but for mine honour,
1611 ''(w) of the (w)'', (w) 11.13,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Zechariah+11&version=KJV
- (..) a goodly price that I was prized at.
To compete in a prizefight.
Having won a prize; award-winning.
''a prize vegetable''
''He was a prize fool.''
(obsolete form of) (defdate)
*1777, (w), in (w), (w) (eds.), ''The Letters of Sir Joshua Reynolds'', Yale 2000, p. 69:
- My prizes – for a head is thirty five Guineas – As far as the Knees seventy – and for a whole-length one hundred and fifty.