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Perk

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To perk oneself. To plume oneself on anything. (Welsh, percu, to smarten or plume feathers, perc, neat.)

You begin to perk up a biti.e. to get a little fatter and more plump after an illness. (See above.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Perillo Swords
Perillos and the Brazen Bull
Perilous Castle
Perion
Peripatetics
Peris
Perissa (excess or prodigality; Greek, Perissos)
Periwig
Periwinkle
Perk
Perkunos
Permian Strata
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Perpendiculars
Perpetual Motion
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Persecutions (The ten great)
Persepolis
Perseus
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