dure

dure

1 [door, dyoor]
adjective Archaic.
hard; severe.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English < Middle French < Latin dūrus hard

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dure

2 [door, dyoor]
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), dured, during. Archaic.

Origin:
1225–75; Middle English < Old French durer < Latin dūrāre to last; see dure1

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