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English → English (gcide) Definition: Beast of prey Prey \Prey\, n. [OF. preie, F. proie, L. praeda, probably for praeheda. See Prehensile, and cf. Depredate, Predatory.] Anything, as goods, etc., taken or got by violence; anything taken by force from an enemy in war; spoil; booty; plunder. [1913 Webster] And they brought the captives, and the prey, and the spoil, unto Moses, and Eleazar the priest. --Num. xxxi. 12. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is or may be seized by animals or birds to be devoured; hence, a person given up as a victim. [1913 Webster] The old lion perisheth for lack of prey. --Job iv. ii. [1913 Webster] Already sees herself the monster's prey. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. The act of devouring other creatures; ravage. [1913 Webster] Hog in sloth, fox in stealth, . . . lion in prey. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Beast of prey, a carnivorous animal; one that feeds on the flesh of other animals. [1913 Webster]


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