pur′ples, petechi or spots of livid red on the body: a disease of wheat: an early purple-flowered orchid.
Felix brought him in to tea, because we are to have his report for pur.
Ceo n'est que un restitution en lour ley, pur que a ceo n'avomus regard, &c.
Wherefore they called these days purim, after the name of pur.
pur′ple-wood, -heart, the heartwood of Copaifera pubiflora, used for ramrods.
I am a Quartier Latinist, pur sang, and lodge only a street or two off.
He wore his tunic narrow and pur shaqq265; he was a kindly well-bred man.
"That is because you are not English pur sang," he cried gayly.
purdah, pur′d, n. a curtain screening a chamber of state or the women's apartments: the seclusion itself.
pur′ger, a person or thing that purges; pur′ging, act of cleansing or clearing.
1610s, of imitative origin. Related: Purred; purring. As a noun from c.1600.