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Pere

Pere \P[`e]re\ (p[^a]r), n. [F., fr. L. pater. See Father.] Father; -- often used after French proper names to distinguish a father from his son; as, Dumas p[`e]re.

Pere

Pere \Pere\, n. A peer. [Obs.]
--Chaucer.

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Péré

Péré or Pere may refer to:

  • Péré, Charente-Maritime, a commune in the Charente-Maritime department
  • Péré, Hautes-Pyrénées, a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department
  • Pere, Hungary, a village in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county
  • Wi Pere (1837–1915), a Māori Member of Parliament in New Zealand
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

pere

1610s, "a French priest," from French père "father," from Latin patrem (nominative pater); see father (n.). Attached to a name, to distinguish father from son of the same name, from 1802.

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pere

n. (alternative spelling of père English)

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Usage examples of "pere".

Si vous voulez que votre fille soit prochainement veuve avec un ou deux enfants qui seront les miserables heritiers de leur pere pour la sante, faites ce mariage qui, pour vous, maintenant avertie, serait un crime.

In deep and natural fraternal affection, which is more powerful when mellowed by virtue, Pere Augustin saw the hand of death making each day new traces on the frame of Alvira.

Neither pere Lenegre, nor petite maman, nor Rosette could speak just then, for tears were choking them, but anon when milor stood nearer, petite maman knelt down, and, imprisoning his slender hand in her brown, wrinkled ones, she kissed it reverently.

Olympe etait la fille de mon pere, fille naturelle, nee de relations entre mon pere et une jeune femme.

His chaplain, who had taken the oath, was replaced by a pious nonjuror, Pere Hebert, and the King decided henceforth to avoid communion from a constitutional priest.

Leaders of twenty-nine nations from the Arab world, Europe, Asia, and North America, including Boris Yeltsin and UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, joined Peres and Arafat at Sharm el-Sheikh.

Les joues creuses, avec des yeux de braise sous les meches grises de ses cheveux qui se tordaient hors de sa coiffe, noire, seche, muette, sa bouche ruinee, son menton menacant et son morne silence, affligeaient mon pere.

In deep and natural fraternal affection, which is more powerful when mellowed by virtue, Pere Augustin saw the hand of death making each day new traces on the frame of Alvira.

Ignace, where to-day candles burn before the portrait of Pere Marquette, saw a vessel equipped with sails, as large as the ships with which Jacques Cartier first crossed the Atlantic, come ploughing its way through waters that had never before borne such burdens without the beating of oars or paddles.

And the Reverend Pere, Domini, the Reverend Pere, set my feet in the path of my own destruction.

Il reprit: --Mon pere en est a sa seconde attaque, et ma mere est tombee dans une faiblesse extreme.

Pere Veret, the confessor of the nuns, Mathurin Rousseau, and Nicolas Benoit, canons, and Conte, a doctor, from whom they learned that Grandier had not been an instant out of their sight for the last two hours.

Les joues creuses, avec des yeux de braise sous les meches grises de ses cheveux qui se tordaient hors de sa coiffe, noire, seche, muette, sa bouche ruinee, son menton menacant et son morne silence, affligeaient mon pere.

De nouveau il garda le silence, et elle fut toute surprise de voir que les mains de son pere tremblaient comme si elles etaient agitees par une profonde emotion.

Le jeune homme qui commence son education quinze ans apres son pere, a une epoque ou celui-ci, engage dans une profession speciale et active, ne peut que suivre les anciens principes, acquiert une superiorite theorique dont on doit tenir compte dans la hierarchie sociale.