Elle fait des plastrons monumentaux, luisants, dur comme l'albtre.
When I was young, I had a friend who always said "dur" instead of door.
They derive it from "dur," a pearl, and "wsh," like; and so a durwsh is one 'like a pearl.'
An' he dartit eawt o' th' dur, an' me after, as fast as I could.
durham, dur′am, n. one of a particular breed of shorthorned cattle—from the English county.
dur′ableness, durabil′ity, quality of being durable: power of resisting decay.
durbar, dur′bar, n. an audience-chamber: a reception or levee, esp.
Poor dur Jamala was left alone and helpless, crushed with grief.
Mr. Hicks said: "I was with him every day dur- ing the latter part of his last sickness."
Feyther durn't tell mother for his life as he helped me; her durn't tell him as her helped me.