Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
Praticáre, v. a.
1. to practise, exercise, put in practice; 2. to treat, consult, handle, manage;3. to frequent, to converse, keep company with, to see frequently; v. n. & r. to avail one's self of the power or credit of any one.
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praticare: to practise, to put in practise, to trie, to experience, to put in vre. Also to haunt, to frequent and conuerse with. Also to shift or canuase for a thing.