Definition of Preens:
admire and clean oneself
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Sentence/Example of Preens:
It is these on which they preen themselves, these by which they judge and condemn others.
A penny hain'd's a penny clear, and a preen a-day's a groat a-year.
He that winna lout and lift a preen will ne'er be worth a groat.
But when they got indoors, Mr. Preen let loose the vials of his wrath upon Oliver.
Not much more work there than Preen can do himself, I expect.
A mutton chop was served with it for Mr. Preen, as he had lost his dinner.
This he handed to Preen, together with a sheet of paper, that he might give a receipt.
But the half hours and the hours had passed on, and Mr. Preen had not yet returned.
Preen did not seem pleased, Emma did; and made all the room she could, by crushing me.
And Mr. Preen only answered by looking at her and shutting down the window.