Definition of Purslain

1. n. Same as Purslane.



Definition of Purslain

1. Noun. (alternative form of purslane) ¹

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Definition of Purslain

1. purslane [n -S] - See also: purslane

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purslain

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pursestring
pursestrings
pursew
purseweb spider
purseweb spiders
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pursewing
pursews
pursier
pursiest
pursily
pursiness
pursinesses
pursing
purslain (current term)
purslains
purslane
purslane family
purslane speedwell
purslanes
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pursual
pursuals
pursuance
pursuances
pursuant
pursuant(p)
pursuantly
pursuaunt

Literary usage of Purslain

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1. Modern Domestic Cookery, and Useful Receipt Book: Adapted for Families in by William Augustus Henderson, David Hughson (1828)
"... and send it to the oven. Half an hour will do it sufficiently. Snipes, with purslain Leaves. DRAW your snipes, and make a forcemeat for the 'No. 7. ..."

2. The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-table Directory: In which Will by Charlotte Campbell Bury (1844)
"They will soon be fit for use. In the same manner you may do white plums. purslain, Samphire, Broom Buds, Src. Pick the dead leaves from the branches of ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary, Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1902)
"It is one step towards the recovery of sense to substitute ' purslain ' for ' white of an egg,' if this can be justified. First, as to 'white of an egg. ..."

4. The Physiology of Taste: Harder's Book of Practical American Cookery (in Six by Jules Arthur Harder (1885)
"Mix them well together until the butter is melted. Serve with some small fried bread crumbs on a separate plate. ARTICLE CLXIV. French purslain. ..."

5. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"An insipid plant, ' purslain, used in salad, appears bo be to in Job vi. ... of purslain). The usual method of _; vegetables was in the form of pottage »a ..."

6. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary, Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne (1901)
"Read— 'Who pluck mallow and the leaves ('Sin, G. Beer) of the fta/i, Who gnaw the broom-plant and the purslain.' Thus only two passages with DJV1 can be ..."

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