ETYM See Purl.
1. A basic knitting stitch; SYN. purl stitch.
2. Gold or silver wire thread.
ETYM Contr. from purfile, purfle. Related to Purfle.
1. To edge or border with gold or silver embroidery.
2. To embroider with gold or silver thread.
3. To knit with a purl stitch.
4. To make a murmuring sound.