Purry vs Purey - What's the difference?
As an adjective purry
is purring; inclined to purr.
As a noun purey is
a marble, of the sort used in playing marbles, that is one solid color through and through.
purring; inclined to purr
* 2003 , John Dos Passos, Manhattan Transfer (page 74)
* 2009 , Tui Sutherland, Bulldog Won't Budge (page 145)
- "The little dear," came the nurse's voice low and purry and reassuring, "he's been sitting up worrying all night and he never bothered us once."
- I gingerly patted Carbonel's back. His ears twitched, and I felt a rumble go through his fur. He was purring! “You have a very purry cat,” I said to Ellie.
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 "),...