Definition of Purslains

1. purslain [n] - See also: purslain



Lexicographical Neighbors of Purslains

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

Literary usage of Purslains

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

1. The Radical by Sidney H.. Morse, Joseph B.. Marvin (1868)
"For the multitude of men must always pull purslains in some capacity. Life is such a battle, and there is no escape. Is there no redemption for these ? ..."

2. The Radical (1868)
"For the multitude of men must always pull purslains in some capacity. Life is such a battle, and there is no escape. Is there no redemption for these ? ..."

3. A General Collection of Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of America to by William Fordyce Mavor (1810)
"grasses, purslains, and shrubs. The thick forests which covers the vallies, the trees scattered on the hills, and the hills, and the verdure which is seen ..."

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