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Meaning of purfle

pur•fle

Pronunciation: (pûr'ful), [key]
— v., n. -fled, -fling,
—v.t.
  1. to finish with an ornamental border.
  2. to decorate (a shrine or tabernacle) with architectural forms in miniature.
—n.
  1. Also calledan ornamental border, as the inlaid border near the outer edge of the table and back of a stringed instrument.
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