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Proʹfile (2 syl.)

means shown by a thread. (Italian, profilo; Latin, filum, a thread.) A profile is an outline. In sculpture or painting it means to give the contour or side-face.

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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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Procès-Verbal
Procession of the Black Breeches
Proclaim on the Housetop
Proclivity
Procris
Procrustes Bed
Procrustean
Prodigal
Prodigy
Profane
Profile
Profound (The)
Prog
Progne or Prokne
Progress
Projection
Proletaire
Proletariat
Prometheus
Promethean
Promethean Fire