Definition of Pursing

1. Verb. (present participle of purse) ¹



2. Noun. An expression or motion that purses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pursing

1. purse [v] - See also: purse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pursing

purserships
purses
pursestring
pursestrings
pursew
purseweb spider
purseweb spiders
pursewed
pursewing
pursews
pursier
pursiest
pursily
pursiness
pursinesses
pursing (current term)
purslain
purslains
purslane
purslane family
purslane speedwell
purslanes
pursuable
pursual
pursuals
pursuance
pursuances
pursuant
pursuant(p)
pursuantly

Literary usage of Pursing

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1. Memoirs of Doctor Burney by Fanny Burney (1832)
"How I wish you could catch a glimpse of my dear father upon these occasions ! and see the conscious smiles, which, however decorously suppressed by pursing ..."

2. Conscious Motherhood: Or, The Earliest Unfolding of the Child in the Cradle by Emma Marwedel, William Preyer (1887)
"The mere observance of objects produced the pursing of the mouth from the sixth to ... They are not imitated; my child never saw this pursing of the mouth, ..."

3. Conscious Motherhood: Or, The Earliest Unfolding of the Child in the Cradle by Emma Marwedel, William Preyer (1889)
"The mere observance of objects produced the pursing of the mouth from the sixth to ... They are not imitated ; my child never saw this pursing of the mouth, ..."

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