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Overview of noun purse

The noun purse has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (5) bag, handbag, pocketbook, purse

(a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women); "she reached into her bag and found a comb")

2. (1) purse

(a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse; "he made the contribution out of his own purse"; "he and his wife shared a common purse")

3. (1) purse

(a small bag for carrying money)

4. purse

(a sum of money offered as a prize; "the purse barely covered the winner's expenses")


Overview of verb purse

The verb purse has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) purse

(contract one's lips into a rounded shape)

2. purse, wrinkle

(gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker; "purse ones's lips")

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