Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A Middle English form of pure.
  • noun A simplified spelling of purr.
  • noun See purr.
  • noun A term of unknown meaning used in the game of post and pair.

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

  • intransitive verb To utter a low, murmuring, continued sound, as a cat does when pleased.
  • transitive verb To signify or express by purring.
  • noun The low, murmuring sound made by a cat to express contentment or pleasure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Dated form of purr (low murmuring sound as of a cat)

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Examples

  • Just made a few changes: 1 tbsp of sugar, 200g pumpkin purée, half milk/half water

    Squash Bread (World Bread Day ‘08) « Baking History

  • I have some homemade pumpkin purée standing in my fridge: I think your bread will be my after-hours party bread

    Squash Bread (World Bread Day ‘08) « Baking History

  • As the events in Mumbai were unfolding, over 100 young interfaith leaders from 35 countries had gathered in Mayapur with unique perspectives on how to engage our communities in interfaith initiatives and share the vision of building religious pluralism in our world.

    Top Headlines from World Press Review

  • As the events in Mumbai were unfolding, over 100 young interfaith leaders from 35 countries had gathered in Mayapur with unique perspectives on how to engage our communities in interfaith initiatives and share the vision of building religious pluralism in our world.

    Top Headlines from World Press Review

  • And they call pur to confume them; where - fore they called thefe days Purim.

    Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis

  • * 1 3/4 cups pumpkin purée (1 15-ounce can pumpkin purée) * 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream

    time for fall recipes...

  • I feel like I gotta stick up for space research a lit­tle here, even though it’s the one thing I never had any real inter­est in pur­su­ing.

    The People’s Budget « Snarkmarket

  • For Haman had plotted to destroy the Jews completely, and he cast pur, that is, the lot, to destroy them.

    The Children's Bible

  • R.L. 84, § 2, Section two of chapter eighty-four of the Revised Laws is hereby amended by striking out all after the word pur - pose ", in the ninth line, and inserting in place thereof the following: — There shall be two divisions in the board, one to be known as the division of state adult poor and one to be known as the division of state minor wards.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • The name of the holiday is derived from the word "pur" with is basically an ancient form of dice.

    RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

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