Purey vs Purvey - What's the difference?
As a noun purey
is a marble, of the sort used in playing marbles, that is one solid color through and through.
As a proper noun purvey is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
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 "),...
(obsolete) To prepare in advance (for or to do something); to plan, make provision.
*:A sayd the kynge / syn ye knowe of your aduenture puruey for hit / and put awey by your craftes that mysauenture / Nay said Merlyn it wylle not be / soo he departed from the kynge
To furnish or provide.
*:Give no odds to your foes, but do purvey / Yourself of sword before that bloody day.
*2005 , Lesley Brown, trans. (Plato), Sophist , :
*:Those who sell their own products are distinguished from purveyors, who purvey what others produce.
To procure; to get.
*Sir Walter Scott
*:I mean to purvey me a wife after the fashion of the children of Benjamin.