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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Prize  \Prize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Prized};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Prizing}.]  [F.  priser,  OF  prisier,  preisier  fr  L. 
  pretiare  fr  pretium  worth,  value,  price.  See  {Price},  and 
  cf  {Praise}.]  [Formerly  written  also  {prise}.  ] 
  1.  To  set  or  estimate  the  value  of  to  appraise;  to  price;  to 
  rate. 
 
  A  goodly  price  that  I  was  prized  at  --Zech.  xi 
  13. 
 
  I  prize  it  [life]  not  a  straw,  but  for  mine  honor. 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  value  highly;  to  estimate  to  be  of  great  worth;  to 
  esteem.  ``[I]  do  love,  prize,  honor  you  ''  --Shak. 
 
  I  prized  your  person,  but  your  crown  disdain. 
  --Dryden. 




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