The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Price \Price\, n. [OE. pris, OF. pris, F. prix, L. pretium; cf.
Gr. ? I sell ? to buy, Skr. pa? to buy, OI. renim I sell. Cf.
Appreciate, Depreciate, Interpret, Praise, n. & v.,
1. The sum or amount of money at which a thing is valued, or
the value which a seller sets on his goods in market; that
for which something is bought or sold, or offered for
sale; equivalent in money or other means of exchange;
current value or rate paid or demanded in market or in
barter; cost. "Buy wine and milk without money and without
price." --Isa. lv. 1.
We can afford no more at such a price. --Shak.
2. Value; estimation; excellence; worth.
Her price is far above rubies. --Prov. xxxi.
New treasures still, of countless price. --Keble.
3. Reward; recompense; as, the price of industry.
'T is the price of toil,
The knave deserves it when he tills the soil.
Price current, or Price list, a statement or list of the
prevailing prices of merchandise, stocks, specie, bills of
exchange, etc., published statedly or occasionally.
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
PRICE CURRENT. The price for which goods, usually sell in the market. A
printed newspaper containing a list of such prices is also called a price