pi

Part of speech: noun

Print. Type that has been thrown into disorder.

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Usage examples "pi":

  1. When one lives in the wilds I am afraid that one often finds that this view is the right one, although it isn't very orthodox; but the pi- jaw which passes for religion seems deliberately calculated to disgust the natural man, who shows his contempt for the thing wholesomely as becomes him. - "My War Experiences in Two Continents", Sarah Macnaughtan.
  2. Among the Ilokano words common in the language of commerce are the following: Ma'- no, how much; a- sin', salt; ba'- ag, breechcloth; bu- ya'- ang, black; con- di'- man, red; fan- cha'- la, blanket, white, with end stripes; pas- li- o', Chinese bar iron from which axes, spears, and bolos are made; ba- rot', brass wire; pi- nag- pa'- gan, a woman's blanket of distinctive design. - "The Bontoc Igorot", Albert Ernest Jenks.
  3. The " pi," a mere chaos, is afterwards sorted and distributed, preparatory to being built up into fresh combinations. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.