[pur-lin] /ˈpɜr lɪn/
a longitudinal member in a roof frame, usually for supporting common rafters or the like between the plate and the ridge.
a horizontal beam that provides intermediate support for the common rafters of a roof construction
[pur-blahynd] /ˈpɜrˌblaɪnd/ adjective 1. nearly or partially blind; dim-sighted. 2. slow or deficient in understanding, imagination, or vision. 3. Obsolete. totally blind. /ˈpɜːˌblaɪnd/ adjective 1. partly or nearly blind 2. lacking in insight or understanding; obtuse adj. c.1300, pur blind “entirely blind,” as a noun, “a blind person,” later “partially blind, blind in one eye” […]
- Purbeck marble
/ˈpɜːbɛk/ noun 1. a fossil-rich limestone that takes a high polish: used for building, etc
[per-loin, pur-loin] /pərˈlɔɪn, ˈpɜr lɔɪn/ verb (used with object) 1. to take dishonestly; steal; filch; pilfer. verb (used without object) 2. to commit theft; steal. /pɜːˈlɔɪn/ verb 1. to take (something) dishonestly; steal v. mid-14c., “remove, misappropriate,” from Anglo-French purloigner “remove,” Old French porloigner “put off, retard, delay, drag out; be far away,” from por- […]
[pur-pahrt] /ˈpɜr pɑrt/ noun, Law. 1. a purparty.