Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To purr as a cat.
  • noun See mur.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A catarrh.

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  • noun onomatopoeia, colloquial A purr (produced by any animal).
  • verb onomatopoeia, colloquial, of a person or animal To purr.
  • noun obsolete A catarrh.

Etymologies

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Imitative.

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Probably from murrain.

Examples

  • Poor merriehaskell should be able to sympathize, since porphyrin and I were calling her "murr" and it ought to have been "mare."

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • November 30, 2009 at 11:31 pm i am thankful for whoever did that murr-kitty…

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  • November 30, 2009 at 11:31 pm i am thankful for whoever did that murr-kitty…

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  • December 17, 2007 at 3:25 pm murr? whut the heck am i suppozed to do wit stoopy murrr?

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  • After the usual courtesies and salutations, the young man's father asks, on behalf of his son, for the young lady's hand; and, if the answer is favourable, the suitor places a square lump of yak _murr_ (yak butter) on his betrothed's forehead.

    In the Forbidden Land

  • Some of the ears of barley were ornamented with imitation leaves of _murr_ (butter), coloured red, blue and yellow.

    In the Forbidden Land

  • Actually I think the proper term, in major parts of Punjab is "Kuttay murr gayy hain", literally, "The dogs have died".

    ALL THINGS PAKISTAN

  • Slide 18:  Horasani i murr parat dhe pati ndërmend të shkoj, por kur arriti tek dera tha: O plak, babai më vdiq, Allahu e mëshiroftë, dhe prapa i la 3000 dinarë dhe më tha mua: Nxjerre një të tretën e këtyre parave dhe jepja personit që më së shumti i meriton ato.

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  • Slide 18:  Horasani i murr parat dhe pati ndërmend të shkoj, por kur arriti tek dera tha: O plak, babai më vdiq, Allahu e mëshiroftë, dhe prapa i la 3000 dinarë dhe më tha mua: Nxjerre një të tretën e këtyre parave dhe jepja personit që më së shumti i meriton ato.

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  • Slide 18:  Horasani i murr parat dhe pati ndërmend të shkoj, por kur arriti tek dera tha: O plak, babai më vdiq, Allahu e mëshiroftë, dhe prapa i la 3000 dinarë dhe më tha mua: Nxjerre një të tretën e këtyre parave dhe jepja personit që më së shumti i meriton ato.

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