Definition of Purveying

1. Verb. (present participle of purvey) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Purveying

1. purvey [v] - See also: purvey

Purveying Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Purveying Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Purveying

purty
purulence
purulences
purulencies
purulency
purulent
purulent bronchitis
purulent pleurisy
purulently
purum
purvalanol
purvey
purveyance
purveyances
purveyed
purveying (current term)
purveyor
purveyors
purveyour
purveys
purview
purviews
purvue
pus
puses
push
push-back
push-backs
push-bike
push-bikes

Literary usage of Purveying

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons, Fifteen Months a Guest of by John McElroy (1879)
"... IN THE FATNESS OF THE COUNTRY SOLDIERLY purveying AND CAMP COOKERY SUSCEPTIBLE TEAMSTERS AND THEIR TENDENCY TO FLIGHTINESS MAKING A SOLDIER'S BED. ..."

2. Memorial of Edward B. Dalton, M. D. by John Call Dalton (1872)
"Quartermaster, together with the purveying Department and most of the hospital property, started down the Pamunkey, en route for Jamestown Island in the ..."

3. A Policy of Free Exchange: Essays by Various Writers on the Economical and by Thomas Mackay (1894)
"It may seem almost an insult to the Executive to propose to confine it to the humble function of purveying information. And yet we cannot be too often ..."

4. Supplement to the Revised Statutes of the United States by United States, William Adams Richardson, George Anderson King, William Bruce King, Edwin Charles Brandenburg (1891)
"2, signed shall perform all the duties of purveying and supervision post, p. 349. for the mess, as now done by the purveyor, without other ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Purveying

Search for Purveying on Dictionary.com!Search for Purveying on Thesaurus.com!Search for Purveying on Google!Search for Purveying on Wikipedia!

Search