Definition of Purrings

1. Noun. (plural of purring) ¹



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Definition of Purrings

1. purring [n] - See also: purring

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purrings

purpurine
purpurins
purpurite
purpurogenous
purpuroxanthin
purpy
purr
purre
purred
purree
purrer
purrers
purres
purring
purringly
purrings (current term)
purrs
purs
purse
purse-proud
purse-string operation
purse seine
purse seines
purse string
pursed
purseful
pursefuls
purselane
purselanes
purseless

Literary usage of Purrings

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"... useless or detrimental ones, and the particular breed, species or genus showing each. Examples ; purrings licking ; washing face ; kneading objects with ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1894)
"Coming back to the dish she lapped sauce and gravy to their end, whcu she suffered herself to be turned out on the landing with unctuous purrings. ..."

3. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1904)
"An approximation to a divinity when on the stage, and frankly animalistic when off it, she bestowed her purrings upon Garrick, Lord'Darnley, ..."

4. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1908)
"... set steadily on the sputtering wood fire, and apparently unconscious of the rubbings and purrings with which Martin continued to welcome its arrival. ..."

5. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1873)
"She is no longer necessary, and her pretty purrings and little coaxing ways will stand her in but ..."

6. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1872)
"What did she mean by her purrings and self-congratulations ? Lady Sarah used to feel most doubtful about Dolly's good fortune just when Philippa was most ..."

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