Definition for PE-RUSE'

PE-RUSE', v.t. [s as z. Probably L. per and utor, usus.]

  1. To read, or to read with attention. – Addison.
  2. To observe; to examine with careful survey. [Obs.] I have perus'd her well. – Shak. Myself I then perus'd, and limb by limb / Survey'd. – Milton.

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