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Definitions for purl

Definitions for (noun) purl

Main entry: purl, purl stitch Definition: a basic knitting stitch

Main entry: purl Definition: gold or silver wire thread

Definitions for (verb) purl

Main entry: sough, purl Definition: make a murmuring sound Usage: the water was purling

Main entry: purl Definition: embroider with gold or silver thread

Main entry: purl Definition: edge or border with gold or silver embroidery

Main entry: purl Definition: knit with a purl stitch

Main entry: swirl, whirl, whirlpool, purl, eddy Definition: flow in a circular current, of liquids