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1. purl

verb. make a murmuring sound.

Synonyms

  • noise
  • resound
  • make noise

Antonyms

  • confine
  • fail
  • stay in place
  • idle

Etymology

  • pirle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purla (Old Norse)

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2. purl

verb. flow in a circular current, of liquids.

Synonyms

  • whirl
  • swirl
  • eddy
  • flow
  • whirlpool
  • course
  • feed

Antonyms

  • starve
  • bottlefeed
  • abstain
  • denitrify

Etymology

  • pirle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purla (Old Norse)

3. purl

verb. knit with a purl stitch.

Antonyms

  • unnaturally

Etymology

  • pirle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purla (Old Norse)

4. purl

verb. edge or border with gold or silver embroidery.

Synonyms

  • broider

Antonyms

  • outflow
  • efflux

Etymology

  • pirle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purla (Old Norse)

5. purl

noun. a basic knitting stitch.

Synonyms

  • purl stitch

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • arrive

Etymology

  • pirle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purla (Old Norse)

6. purl

noun. gold or silver wire thread.

Synonyms

  • yarn

Antonyms

  • unearned run
  • earned run

Etymology

  • pirle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purla (Old Norse)

7. purl

verb. embroider with gold or silver thread.

Synonyms

  • broider

Antonyms

  • stay
  • influx

Etymology

  • pirle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purla (Old Norse)

Sentences with purl


1. Noun, singular or mass
Begin every row with knit 2 together with the same color as the last purl stitch in the previous row.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Knit one row, purl one row for next 18 rows.

3. Verb, base form
Knit all the way across the row, and purl all the way across the following row.

4. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Starting on the second peg, knit one stitch and on the third peg purl one stitch.

5. Adjective
You needn't make any adjustments unless there is a purl stitch required for ribbing.

6. Verb, 3rd person singular present
The first peg of every row is a slip stitch, knit one, purl one across to the last peg.

7. Predeterminer
End every row with purl the last stitch with both colors.

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