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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:adverb: In the first place.
ETYMOLOGY:From contraction of Latin phrase in primis (among the first), from in (among) and primus (first). The word was originally used to introduce the first of a number of articles in a list, such as a will, inventory, etc.
USAGE:"So you see, imprimis the Queen of Scots cannot commit treason against me because she is not my subject."
Patricia Finney; Unicorn's Blood; Picador; 1998.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. -Marcel Proust, novelist (1871-1922)