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purse



Pronunciation: (pûrs), [key]
n., v., pursed, purs•ing.


n.
1. a woman's handbag or pocketbook.
2. a small bag, pouch, or case for carrying money.
3. anything resembling a purse in appearance, use, etc.
4. a sum of money offered as a prize or reward.
5. a sum of money collected as a present or the like.
6. money, resources, or wealth.

v.t.
1. to contract into folds or wrinkles; pucker: to purse one's lips.
2. to put into a purse.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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