Difference between purl and purl




  1. make a murmuring sound
  2. flow in a circular current, of liquids
  3. embroider with gold or silver thread
  4. knit with a purl stitch
  5. edge or border with gold or silver embroidery


  1. a basic knitting stitch made by putting the needle through the front of the stich from the righthand side
  2. gold or silver wire thread


The search for a replacement cause brought with it shallow opportunism, the honing of public relations skills and a ragbag of nostrums, some of them purloined from its political opponents.

The water gurgled and purled, loudly at first, then softly, as a powerful foot-wide whirlpool took shape.

The other, often easier, method is to exchange the purline for a much stronger and larger one.

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