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Definitions and Synonyms of purl | Another word for purl | What is purl?

Definition 1: a basic knitting stitch made by putting the needle through the front of the stich from the righthand side - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for purl in the sense of this definition

(purl is a kind of ...) a stitch taken in knitting

Definition 2: gold or silver wire thread - [noun denoting artifact]

(purl is a kind of ...) a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

Definition 3: make a murmuring sound - [verb of communication]

Samples where purl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the water was purling

Synonyms for purl in the sense of this definition

(purl is a kind of ...) emit a noise

Definition 4: embroider with gold or silver thread - [verb of creation]

(purl is a kind of ...) decorate with needlework

(purl has a similar meaning as ...) edge or border with gold or silver embroidery

Definition 5: edge or border with gold or silver embroidery - [verb of creation]

(purl is a kind of ...) decorate with needlework

(purl has a similar meaning as ...) embroider with gold or silver thread

Definition 6: knit with a purl stitch - [verb of creation]

(purl is a kind of ...) make (textiles) by knitting

"knit a scarf"

(purl belongs to category ...) a craft that requires skillful hands

Definition 7: flow in a circular current, of liquids - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for purl in the sense of this definition

(purl is a kind of ...) move along, of liquids

"Water flowed into the cave" "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

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