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  1. purlnoun

    gold or silver wire thread

    Synonyms:
    purl stitch

  2. purl, purl stitchverb

    a basic knitting stitch

    Synonyms:
    purl stitch

  3. eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirlverb

    flow in a circular current, of liquids

    Synonyms:
    swirl, twiddle, gyrate, birl, eddy, whirl, sough, tumble, spin, reel, twirl, whirlpool, whirl around, spin around

  4. sough, purlverb

    make a murmuring sound

    "the water was purling"

    Synonyms:
    whirl, whirlpool, sough, eddy, swirl

  5. purlverb

    knit with a purl stitch

    Synonyms:
    whirl, whirlpool, sough, eddy, swirl

  6. purlverb

    edge or border with gold or silver embroidery

    Synonyms:
    whirl, whirlpool, sough, eddy, swirl

  7. purlverb

    embroider with gold or silver thread

    Synonyms:
    whirl, whirlpool, sough, eddy, swirl

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. purlverb

    Synonyms:
    murmur, ripple, gurgle

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