Definition of Purlings

1. Noun. (plural of purling) ¹

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Definition of Purlings

1. purling [n] - See also: purling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purlings

purl
purl stitch
purled
purler
purlers
purlicue
purlicued
purlicues
purlieu
purlieus
purlieux
purlin
purline
purlines
purling
purlings (current term)
purlins
purloin
purloined
purloiner
purloiners
purloining
purloinment
purloinments
purloins
purloo
purls
purly
puro
purocoll

Literary usage of Purlings

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1. The Antefix Papers: Papers on Art Educational Subjects, Read at the Weekly by Charles Callahan Perkins, Massachusetts Art Teachers' Association (1875)
"... or sewn in on the ground ; of late years, sprigs, when made, are sewn on paper, and joined either on the pillow by purlings, ..."

2. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"purlings.—1. The embroidered portions of an ecclesia.-- tical vestment. 2. The ornamental divisions between the separate parts of church-hangings or ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"With white threads also were the " purlings " above mentioned made, by means of leaden bobbins or ..."

4. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"... and beneath all the intervening pages the river flows, emerging ever and anon with whisperings, babblings, and gurglings, with purlings, trillings, ..."

5. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1916)
"... she continues her rhythmical purlings while her slaves scrape her with a strigil and rub her with essence of saffron flowers and jasmine ; she sings her ..."

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