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verb intr.: To flow with a rippling motion.
noun: The sound or curling motion made by rippling water.
verb tr., intr: 1. To knit with a reverse stitch. 2. To edge or finish with a lace or embroidery.
noun: 1. The reverse of a knit stitch. 2. A decorative border. 3. Gold or silver wire thread used in embroidery.
For A: Of uncertain origin. Earliest documented use: before 1586.
For B: Of uncertain origin. Earliest documented use: 1394.
"The anger purling in her hadn't abated a bit."
Donna Fasano; Where's Stanley?; Harlequin; 2012.
"Her mother purls away at a beginner's scarf."
The Stitch 'n' Bitch Niche; The Economist (London, UK); Feb 2, 2006.
See more usage examples of purl in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:To be sure, the dog is loyal. But why, on that account, should we take him as an example? He is loyal to man, not to other dogs. -Karl Kraus, writer (1874-1936)