Thesaurus / purlieu
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The forest laws still applied in a modified manner to the purlieu.
Eye of mocker has not seen, nor foot of unbeliever trod this purlieu, the last to receive his blessing.
THE FAIR GODLEW WALLACE
It is, in fact, a purlieu where the public-houses are overcrowded and the baths not places of great resort.
THE OLD INNS OF OLD ENGLAND, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES G. HARPER
They evidently deemed that a legal purlieu was a better place for 'pickings.'
PROSE FANCIESRICHARD LE GALLIENNE
This favourite purlieu of London has larger books than mine devoted to its history.
MIDDLESEXA.R. HOPE MONCRIEFF
Clean-shaved, nattily dressed actors come to this quiet purlieu to study their parts.
HAUNTED LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
The girl was brought up among exiles and political criminals in the purlieu of Montmartre.
CARNAC'S FOLLY, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
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.
WORDS RELATED TO PURLIEU
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