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  Definition of Purl
  1. a basic knitting stitch
  2. gold or silver wire thread
  3. make a murmuring sound; "the water was purling"
  4. embroider with gold or silver thread
  5. edge or border with gold or silver embroidery
  6. knit with a purl stitch
  7. flow in a circular current, of liquids
Similar Words: purl stitch, eddy, whirlpool, swirl, whirl

 

Derivational Morphology: purl stitch, whirl, commotion, swirl, vortex, convolution, whirlpool, maelstrom, eddy, twist

 

 
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