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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: purl (0.00894 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to purl.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: purl purl v 1: flow in a circular current, of liquids [syn: eddy, whirlpool, swirl, whirl] 2: make a murmuring sound; “the water was purling” 3: knit with a purl stitch 4: edge or border with gold or silver embroidery 5: embroider with gold or silver thread purl n 1: gold or silver wire thread 2: a basic knitting stitch [syn: purl stitch]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Purl Purl \Purl\, n. [See 3d Purl.] 1. A circle made by the notion of a fluid; an eddy; a ripple. [1913 Webster] Whose stream an easy breath doth seem to blow, Which on the sparkling gravel runs in purles, As though the waves had been of silver curls. --Drayton. [1913 Webster] 2. A gentle murmur, as that produced by the running of a liquid among obstructions; as, the purl of a brook. [1913 Webster] 3. [Perh. from F. perler, v. See Purl to mantle.] Malt liquor, medicated or spiced; formerly, ale or beer in which wormwood or other bitter herbs had been infused, and which was regarded as tonic; at present, hot beer mixed with gin, sugar, and spices. “Drank a glass of purl to recover appetite.” --Addison. “Drinking hot purl, and smoking pipes.” --Dickens. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zo["o]l.) A tern. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Purl \Purl\, v. t. [Contr. fr. purfile, purfle. See Purfle.] To decorate with fringe or embroidery. “Nature's cradle more enchased and purled.” --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] Purl \Purl\, n. 1. An embroidered and puckered border; a hem or fringe, often of gold or silver twist; also, a pleat or fold, as of a band. [1913 Webster] A triumphant chariot made of carnation velvet, enriched withpurl and pearl. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. An inversion of stitches in knitting, which gives to the work a ribbed or waved appearance. [1913 Webster] Purl stitch. Same as Purl, n., 2. [1913 Webster] Purl \Purl\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Purled; p. pr. & vb. n. Purling.] [Cf. Sw. porla, and E. pur to murmur as a cat.] 1. To run swiftly round, as a small stream flowing among stones or other obstructions; to eddy; also, to make a murmuring sound, as water does in running over or through obstructions. [1913 Webster] Swift o'er the rolling pebbles, down the hills, Louder and louder purl the falling rills. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. [Perh. fr. F. perler to pearl, to bead. See Pearl, v. & n.] To rise in circles, ripples, or undulations; to curl; to mantle. [1913 Webster] thin winding breath which purled up to the sky. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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