(Price), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Priced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pricing.]
1. To pay the price of. [Obs.]
With thine own blood to price his blood.Spenser.
2. To set a price on; to value. See Prize.
3. To ask the price of; as, to price eggs. [Colloq.]
(Priced) a. Rated in price; valued; as, high-priced goods; low-priced labor.
(Price"ite) n. [From Thomas Price of San Francisco.] (Min.) A hydrous borate of lime, from
1. Too valuable to admit of being appraised; of inestimable worth; invaluable.
2. Of no value; worthless. [R.] J. Barlow.
(Prick) n. [AS. prica, pricca, pricu; akin to LG. prick, pricke, D. prik, Dan. prik, prikke, Sw.
prick. Cf. Prick, v.]
1. That which pricks, penetrates, or punctures; a sharp and slender thing; a pointed instrument; a goad; a
spur, etc.; a point; a skewer.
Pins, wooden pricks, nails, sprigs of rosemary.Shak.
It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.Acts ix. 5.
2. The act of pricking, or the sensation of being pricked; a sharp, stinging pain; figuratively, remorse. "The
pricks of conscience." A. Tucker.
3. A mark made by a pointed instrument; a puncture; a point. Hence: (a) A point or mark on the dial,
noting the hour. [Obs.] "The prick of noon." Shak. (b) The point on a target at which an archer aims; the
mark; the pin. "They that shooten nearest the prick." Spenser. (c) A mark denoting degree; degree; pitch.
[Obs.] "To prick of highest praise forth to advance." Spenser. (d) A mathematical point; regularly
used in old English translations of Euclid. (e) The footprint of a hare. [Obs.]
4. (Naut.) A small roll; as, a prick of spun yarn; a prick of tobacco.
(Prick) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pricked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pricking.] [AS. prician; akin to LG. pricken,
D. prikken, Dan. prikke, Sw. pricka. See Prick, n., and cf. Prink, Prig.]