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dure1

[doo r, dyoo r] /dʊər, dyʊər/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
hard; severe.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English < Middle French < Latin dūrus hard

dure2

[doo r, dyoo r] /dʊər, dyʊər/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), dured, during. Archaic.
1.
Origin
1225-75; Middle English < Old French durer < Latin dūrāre to last; see dure1
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