Purty vs Purey - What's the difference?
As an adjective purty
As a noun purey is
a marble, of the sort used in playing marbles, that is one solid color through and through.
, author=(John Steinbeck)
, title=(The Grapes of Wrath)
, passage=Seen a purty' girl down the road. Give her a big wink, too. ' Purty as hell, too.}}
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 "),...