Definitions

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  • n. A bird, the dunlin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The dunlin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See purr.
  • n. An obsolete form of perry.

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Examples

  • They may always deceive, for you must trust them, as for instance, if you travel, to ask a bill of Particulars is to purre in a wasp's nest, you must pay what they ask as sure as if it were the assessment of

    A Wanderer in Holland

  • [* Linceus ys a beaste so quike eyed that it wyll see thorow any wall] nother purre blynd.

    The Pilgrimage of Pure Devotion

  • This is just a grandstand play by Obama, purre and simple.

    Lone Star Times

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