Purvey vs Convey - What's the difference?
As a proper noun purvey
As a verb convey is
to transport; to carry; to take from one place to another.
(obsolete) To prepare in advance (for or to do something); to plan, make provision.
*:A sayd the kynge / syn ye knowe of your aduenture puruey for hit / and put awey by your craftes that mysauenture / Nay said Merlyn it wylle not be / soo he departed from the kynge
To furnish or provide.
*:Give no odds to your foes, but do purvey / Yourself of sword before that bloody day.
*2005 , Lesley Brown, trans. (Plato), Sophist , :
*:Those who sell their own products are distinguished from purveyors, who purvey what others produce.
To procure; to get.
*Sir Walter Scott
*:I mean to purvey me a wife after the fashion of the children of Benjamin.
To transport; to carry; to take from one place to another.
- Convey me to my bed, then to my grave.
To communicate; to make known; to portray.
- Air conveys''' sound; words '''convey ideas.
* John Locke
- to convey''' an impression; to '''convey information
(legal) To transfer legal rights (to).
- Men fill one another's heads with noise and sound, but convey not thereby their thoughts.
- He conveyed ownership of the company to his daughter.
(obsolete) To manage with privacy; to carry out.
- The Earl of Desmond secretly conveyed all his lands to feoffees in trust.
(obsolete) To carry or take away secretly; to steal; to thieve.
- I will convey the business as I shall find means.
* (to convey a message) send, relay