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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. purl, purl: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. purl, purl: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. purl: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. purl: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. purl: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  6. Purl, purl: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. purl: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Purl: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. purl: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. purl: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. purl: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Purl, purl: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. purl (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. purl: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. PURL: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Purl: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. purl: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. purl: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Purl: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. purl: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. PURL: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  22. purl: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  23. purl: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  24. purl: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. purl: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  26. purl: Luciferous Logolepsy [home, info]
  27. purl: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. purl: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. purl: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. purl: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. Purl: World Wide Words [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. PURL: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. PURL: Webopedia [home, info]
  2. purl: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. purl: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. PURL: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. purl: A Word A Day [home, info]
  3. PURL: AbbreviationZ [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. PURL: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. PURL: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS, CARTOGRAPHY, AND REMOTE SENSING [home, info]
  2. purl: Book Binding [home, info]
  3. purl: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  4. PURL: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]


Quick definitions from WordNet (purl)

noun:  a basic knitting stitch
noun:  gold or silver wire thread
verb:  make a murmuring sound ("The water was purling")
verb:  embroider with gold or silver thread
verb:  edge or border with gold or silver embroidery
verb:  knit with a purl stitch
verb:  flow in a circular current, of liquids
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #34946)

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Words similar to purl:   eddy, gurge, purled, purling, swirl, whirl, whirlpool, purl stitch, more...


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