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We found 26 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word purlieu:
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General dictionaries General (22 matching dictionaries)
  1. purlieu: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. purlieu: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. purlieu: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. purlieu: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. purlieu: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  6. Purlieu, purlieu: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. Purlieu: Wiktionary [home, info]
  8. purlieu: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  9. purlieu: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  10. purlieu: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  11. Purlieu, purlieu: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. Purlieu: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  13. Purlieu: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. purlieu: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  15. Purlieu: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  16. purlieu: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  17. Purlieu: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  18. purlieu: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  19. purlieu: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  20. purlieu: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  21. purlieu: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  22. purlieu: Worthless Word For The Day [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. PURLIEU: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  2. purlieu: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. purlieu: Encyclopedia [home, info]

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

Quick definitions (purlieu)

  • (n.) Hence, the outer portion of any place; an adjacent district; environs; neighborhood.
  • (n.) Originally, the ground near a royal forest, which, having been unlawfully added to the forest, was afterwards severed from it, and disafforested so as to remit to the former owners their rights.

    (This definition is from the 1913 Webster's Dictionary and may be outdated.)

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