Purfle



[pur-fuh l] /ˈpɜr fəl/

verb (used with object), purfled, purfling.
1.
to finish with an ornamental border.
2.
to decorate (a shrine or tabernacle) with architectural forms in miniature.
noun
3.
Also called purfling. an ornamental border, as the inlaid border near the outer edge of the table and back of a stringed instrument.
/ˈpɜːfəl/
noun
1.
a ruffled or curved ornamental band, as on clothing, furniture, etc
verb
2.
(transitive) to decorate with such a band or bands

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