Purry vs Purey - What's the difference?

purry | purey |


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.

purry

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • purring; inclined to purr
  • * 2003 , John Dos Passos, Manhattan Transfer (page 74)
  • "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."
  • * 2009 , Tui Sutherland, Bulldog Won't Budge (page 145)
  • 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.

    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 "),...