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perle

[purl] /pɜrl/
noun
1.
a medicinal capsule that resembles a pearl in shape.
Origin of perle
1885-1890
1885-90; < French: literally, pearl1
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  • "Don't care if I do;" replied the Doctor, whisking his flies around his head, and startling perle with the flash of his rod.

    Perlycross R. D. Blackmore
  • Item a goodlie devise for her neke set with stone and perle.

    Mary Tudor, Queen of France Mary Croom Brown
  • perle des Panaches is white, striped with rose; and Oeillet Parfait is white, striped with light crimson, much like a carnation.

    The Book of Roses Francis Parkman
  • perle des Jardins is magnificent with its rich golden yellow, and Bon Silene has long been a special favorite.

    Talks about Flowers. M. D. Wellcome
  • The body of a mason who had been killed by a gun-shot lay in the Rue de la perle.

    Les Misrables Victor Hugo
  • Imprimis, i. myter, well garnished with perle and precious stones, with nowches of silver and gilt before and behind.

    St. Nicholas George H. McKnight
  • Then Erle Richard made one of perle and pcious stones, and offered her that, and she gladly and lovynglee reseaved it.

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