Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Frankincense.

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Examples

  • “Sthee thure is perrtie,” he said with a mouth full of food.

    Just Add Magic

  • And thure enough, sooner or later, he would bring up EIza, as though he knew ohe was on my mind as well.

    the secret sense

  • 'Oh, Gwynne, I'm thure Mr Prothero ith very nithe, and tho gentlemanlike and good and handthome.

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • 'I am thure I cannot gueth; perhapth Thir Hugh Prythe's,' Miss Nugent lisped.

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • 'I never thought about him; mamma thayth he ith very handthome, but I am thure he is very _gauche_ and countrified.'

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • I am thure you ought; he managed everything tho nithely for you yethterday.

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • 'I am thure of that, Freda; but I think the Englith are more thinthere; mamma thaith tho.'

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • 'Oh! I can't tell you, he thaid so much about my lookth, that I am thure he made me bluth.'

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • You wath alwayth a favourite with uth, and you've done uth credith thinth the old timeth I'm thure.

    Hard Times

  • B.de, he writes -- "Conveniunt omnes in ecclesium B. Petri ipse (Ceolfridas Abbas) thure incenso, et dicto oratione, ad altare pacem dat omnibus, stans in gradibus, thuribulum habens in menu."

    Edwy the Fair or the First Chronicle of Aescendune

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