presby-

presby-

 
word element [Gr.], old age.

presby-

, presbyo-
Old age.
See also: gero-.
[G. presbys, old man]

presby-

word element [Gr.], old age.

presby-

prefix meaning "aging or being elderly": presbyacusia, presbyatrics, presbyopia.

presby-

, presbyo-
Combining forms denoting old age.
See also: gero-
[G. presbys, old man]

presby-

word element. [Gr.] old age.
References in classic literature ?
I could have given my own sect the preference and made everybody a Presby- terian without any trouble, but that would have been to affront a law of human nature: spiritual wants and instincts are as various in the human family as are physical appetites, complexions, and features, and a man is only at his best, morally, when he is equipped with the religious garment whose color and shape and size most nicely accommodate themselves to the spirit- ual complexion, angularities, and stature of the indi- vidual who wears it; and, besides, I was afraid of a united Church; it makes a mighty power, the mightiest conceivable, and then when it by and by gets into selfish hands, as it is always bound to do, it means death to human liberty and paralysis to human thought.
Smith is a 48 year old male, married, Presby- terian, 41 31 46 41 50 46 38 45 and has a Business Management degree Mr.
The Cooley mountain was also blessed by a priest, a Church of Ireland minister and a Presby- terian minister.
A recent arson attack on Corrygarry Free Presby- terian Church in Co Monaghan caused pounds 100,000 worth of damage and a former Orange Hall in Castleblaney, recently bought by the Church for renovation, had its windows smashed.