Definition of Purples

1. Noun. (plural of purple) (shades of the colour) ¹



2. Noun. swine fever or hog cholera ¹

3. Noun. ear cockle ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Purples

1. purple [v] - See also: purple

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purples

purple state
purple strawberry guava
purple swamphen
purple swamphens
purple trillium
purple velvet plant
purple virgin's bower
purple willow
purple yam
purpled
purpleheart
purplehearts
purplely
purpleness
purpler
purples (current term)
purplest
purplewood
purplewoods
purplier
purpliest
purpling
purplish
purplish blue
purplish pink
purplish red
purplishly
purplishness
purply
purport

Literary usage of Purples

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Shakespeare Garden by Esther Singleton (1922)
"VIII Crow-flowers and Long purples CROW-FLOWERS (Scilla nutans). These are among the flowers Ophelia wove into a wreath. The queen tells the court: There is ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Dyeing and Calico-printing; Including the Latest by Edward Andrew Parnell, Robert Macfarlane (1860)
"Processes of Dyeing purples, Violets, ... purples, violets, lilacs, colombines ... purples and violets of the finest ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"In crosses of certain true breeding white segregates with purple- flowered races, purples are obtained in F1( while in F2, purples, pinks and whites occur ..."

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