Syn. Unmixed; clear; simple; real; true; genuine; unadulterated; uncorrupted; unsullied; untarnished; unstained; stainless; clean; fair; unspotted; spotless; incorrupt; chaste; unpolluted; undefiled; immaculate; innocent; guiltless; guileless; holy.
(Pured) a. Purified; refined. [Obs.] "Bread of pured wheat." "Pured gold." Chaucer.
(||Pu`rée") n. [F.] A dish made by boiling any article of food to a pulp and rubbing it through a sieve; as,
a purée of fish, or of potatoes; especially, a soup the thickening of which is so treated.
1. In a pure manner
2. Nicely; prettily. [Archaic] Halliwell.
(Pure"ness), n. The state of being pure
(Pur"file) n. [See Purfle.] A sort of ancient trimming of tinsel and thread for women's gowns;
called also bobbinwork. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.
(Pur"fle) v. t. [OF. pourfiler; pour for + fil a thread, L. filum. See Profile, and cf. Purl a border.]
1. To decorate with a wrought or flowered border; to embroider; to ornament with metallic threads; as, to
purfle with blue and white. P. Plowman.
A goodly lady clad in scarlet red,Spenser.
Purfled with gold and pearl of rich assay.
2. (Her.) To ornament with a bordure of emines, furs, and the like; also, with gold studs or mountings.
(Pur"fle Pur"flew) n.
1. A hem, border., or trimming, as of embroidered work.
2. (Her.) A border of any heraldic fur.
Purfled work (Arch.), delicate tracery, especially in Gothic architecture.
(Pur"fled) a. Ornamented; decorated; esp., embroidered on the edges.
(Pur"fling) n. Ornamentation on the border of a thing; specifically, the inlaid border of a musical
instrument, as a violin.
(Pur"ga*ment) n. [L. purgamentum offscourings, washings, expiatory sacrifice. See Purge.]
1. That which is excreted; excretion. [Obs.]
2. (Med.) A cathartic; a purgative. [Obs.] Bacon.
(Pur*ga"tion) n. [L. purgatio: cf. F. purgation. See Purge.]