Definition of Purpled

1. Verb. (past of purple) ¹

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Definition of Purpled

1. purple [v] - See also: purple

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purpled

purple rock brake
purple sage
purple sandpiper
purple sanicle
purple saxifrage
purple silkweed
purple state
purple strawberry guava
purple swamphen
purple swamphens
purple trillium
purple velvet plant
purple virgin's bower
purple willow
purple yam
purpled (current term)
purplish blue

Literary usage of Purpled

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1770)
"... Some Louis running mad ambition's round, Give him to fee fair Virtue's form divine, The purpled ..."

2. Essays on Song-writing: With a Collection of Such English Songs as are Most by John Aikin, Robert Harding Evans (1810)
"TH E western sky was purpled o'er With every pleasing ray, And flocks reviving felt no more The sultry heat of day; When from a hazel's artless bower Soft ..."

3. The Philosophy of Elbert Hubbard by Elbert Hubbard (1916)
"purpled Ease No quarter! We want all that you possess. We will be content with nothing less than all that you possess. We want in our hands the reins of ..."

4. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"... With such effusion of their barbare blood, (Is seen, twixt Aquae and Aries, the battle-place !) That purpled seemed Gaul's plain, as summer heath. ..."

5. The British poets, including translations by British poets (1822)
"But when Aurora, daughter of the dawn, With rosy lustre purpled o'er the lawn, Again they mount, their journey to renew, And from the sounding portico they ..."

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