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It is that from which the former, by the addition of a prefix, which gives emphasis to the meaning, is derived.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Read amled, as in Speght; of which enameled is a lengthened form, with the prefix en-.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
In directing to any one who can claim any prefix, or addition, to his proper name do not omit to put that "republican title."
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
A point that deserves special notice at this place is the use of the prefix Hypo- (hypo-) in the names of keys.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
He had just reached the time of life at which "young" is ceasing to be the prefix of "man" in speaking of one.
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWDTHOMAS HARDY
All these bear the same name, with the prefix of the dedicatory patron, Santa Ana.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Add bun to these terms, and they are made to have passed away,—prefix tah to them, and their future appearance is indicated.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
The prefix Pan is supposed to have some great and terrible significance.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, JANUARY 1883VARIOUS
Susie repeated the name with a lingering tone as though she liked the sound of the unusual prefix.
LITTLE FISHERS: AND THEIR NETSPANSY
As a prefix, its meaning depends upon the fact whether the word attached to it be an adjective or a substantive.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 69, FEBRUARY 22, 1851VARIOUS

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