Word:

Prest

Pronunciation: prĕst
imp. & p. 1.imp. & p. p. of Press.
a.1.Ready; prompt; prepared.
All prest to such battle he was.
- R. of Gloucester.
2.Neat; tidy; proper.
Prest money
money formerly paid to men when they enlisted into the British service; - so called because it bound those that received it to be ready for service when called upon.
n.1.Ready money; a loan of money.
2.(Law) A duty in money formerly paid by the sheriff on his account in the exchequer, or for money left or remaining in his hands.
v. t.1.To give as a loan; to lend.
Sums of money . . . prested out in loan.
- E. Hall.
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Prester
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