Definition of Purpures
1. purpure [n] - See also: purpure
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Literary usage of Purpures
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The United States Magazine and Democratic Review by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1846)
"... best and mnst active faculties tu purpures of resistance. "In many countries the old system still obtains, though not indeed to the ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... by the wick of a lamp, but well adapted for lubricating purpures. This port contains the solid paraffin which the m an u facturer lake care to extract ..."
3. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1848)
"CIMO LIA purpures'CKNS, Terra Sa- ;«>na'ria, Terra Fullon'ica, Fuller's Earth. A compact, bolar earth, employed in the arts. Used at times as a cooling ..."