preen[ preen ]SEE DEFINITION OF preen
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PREEN
It is these on which they preen themselves, these by which they judge and condemn others.
A penny hain'd's a penny clear, and a preen a-day's a groat a-year.
He that winna lout and lift a preen will ne'er be worth a groat.
But when they got indoors, Mr. Preen let loose the vials of his wrath upon Oliver.
Agent to Captain Falkner—what a mean thing for a Preen to do!
Mr. Preen finished his breakfast and left the room, carrying the letter with him.
And Mr. Preen only answered by looking at her and shutting down the window.
Not much more work there than Preen can do himself, I expect.
This he handed to Preen, together with a sheet of paper, that he might give a receipt.
Mr. Preen put the note into his pocket-book, and rose to leave.