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Synonyms for purl

Noun

1. purl, thread, yarn
usage: gold or silver wire thread
2. purl, purl stitch, knitting stitch
usage: a basic knitting stitch

Verb

1. eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirl, run, flow, feed, course
usage: flow in a circular current, of liquids
2. sough, purl, make noise, resound, noise
usage: make a murmuring sound; "the water was purling"
3. purl, knit
usage: knit with a purl stitch
4. purl, embroider, broider
usage: edge or border with gold or silver embroidery
5. purl, embroider, broider
usage: embroider with gold or silver thread
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