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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


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