Pured vs Mured - What's the difference?

pured | mured |


As an adjective pured

is (obsolete) purified; refined.

As a verb mured is

(mure).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

pured

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (obsolete) purified; refined.
  • Bread of pured wheat. — Chaucer.
    Pured gold. — Chaucer.
    (Webster 1913)

    mured

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (mure)

  • mure

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) wall
  • (Shakespeare)
    No, no; he cannot long hold out these pangs.
    Th' incessant care and labour of his mind
    Hath wrought the mure that should confine it in
  • :— Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part II, [IV, 4], line 2870
  • (obsolete) husks of fruit from which the juice has been squeezed. Perhaps an old spelling of myrrh
  • References

    * Meaning "Husks of fruit": 1949', John Dover Wilson (compiler), ' Life in Shakespeare's England. A Book of Elizabethan Prose , Cambridge at the University Press. 1st ed. 1911, 2nd ed. 1913, 8th reprint. In Glossary and Notes. From Wright's Dialect Dict.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (obsolete) mural (as a postmodifier)
  • Verb

  • (obsolete) to wall in or fortify
  • (obsolete) To enclose or imprison within walls.
  • (Spenser)
    The five kings are mured in a cave. — John. x. (Heading).

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