purlieu

[ pur-loo, purl-yoo ]SEE DEFINITION OF purlieu

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PURLIEU

Hamlyn's Purlieu had never known such gaieties as during the fifteen years of Mrs. Allerton's married life.

A great fear seized her that it would be impossible to keep Hamlyn's Purlieu, and she was stricken with panic.

Fred Allerton could see the great old elms that surrounded Hamlyn's Purlieu; and his eyes were fixed steadily upon them.

Each forest was surrounded by its "purlieu," or belt of pasturage, for the deer to graze in.

The girl was brought up among exiles and political criminals in the purlieu of Montmartre.

The forest laws still applied in a modified manner to the purlieu.

It is, in fact, a purlieu where the public-houses are overcrowded and the baths not places of great resort.

Eye of mocker has not seen, nor foot of unbeliever trod this purlieu, the last to receive his blessing.

From the eleventh story up, its wide windows surveyed every purlieu of Manhattan.

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