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Verb: purl  purl
  1. Flow in a circular current, of liquids
    - eddy, whirlpool, swirl, whirl
  2. Make a murmuring sound
    "the water was purling";
    - sough
  3. (handicraft) knit with a purl stitch
  4. Edge or border with gold or silver embroidery
  5. Embroider with gold or silver thread
Noun: purl  purl
  1. Gold or silver wire thread
  2. A basic knitting stitch made by putting the needle through the front of the stitch from the righthand side
    - purl stitch

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Derived forms: purls, purling, purled

Type of: broider, course, embroider, feed, flow, knit, knitting stitch, make noise, noise, resound, run, thread, yarn

Encyclopedia: Purl