Pur \Pur\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Purred; p. pr. & vb. n.
[Of imitative origin; cf. Prov. G. purren.]
To utter a low, murmuring, continued sound, as a cat does when pleased. [Written also purr.]
Pur \Pur\, v. t. To signify or express by purring. --Gray. [1913 Webster]
Pur \Pur\, n.
The low, murmuring sound made by a cat to express contentment
or pleasure. [Written also purr.]
Pur, Purim, lot
PUR. A corruption of the French word par, by or for. It is frequently used in old French law phrases; as, pur autre vie. It is also used in the composition of words, as purparty, purlieu, purview.
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