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Purpure definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PUR'PURE, n. In heraldry, purple, represented in engraving by diagonal lines.

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, purple Date: 1535 the heraldic color purple

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. Heraldry purple. Etymology: OE purpure & OF purpre f. L purpura (as PURPURA)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Purpure Pur"pure, n. [L. purpura purple. See Purple.] (Her.) Purple, -- represented in engraving by diagonal lines declining from the right top to the left base of the escutcheon (or from sinister chief to dexter base).




 


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