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en prise(än′ prēz′, äN)
Exposed to possible capture. Used of a chess piece.
[French : en, in + prise, grip, grasp.]
en prise(French ɑ̃ priz)
adj, adv (postpositive)
(Chess & Draughts) (of a chess piece) exposed to capture
[C19: from French; see prize1]
en prise(ˌɑn ˈpriz, ˌɑ̃)
(of a chess piece) in line for capture; likely to be captured.
[1815–25; < French; see prize1]