Pured vs Purey - What's the difference?

pured | purey |


As an adjective pured

is (obsolete) purified; refined.

As a noun purey is

a marble, of the sort used in playing marbles, that is one solid color through and through.

pured

English

Adjective

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

    purey

    English

    Noun

    (s)
  • A marble, of the sort used in playing marbles, that is one solid color through and through.
  • *1957 , , 1991 LB Books edition, page 76,
  • *:... an unclouded blue marble (known to marble shooters, at least in the twenties, as a "purey "),...