Part of speech: verb

To flow with a murmuring sound.

Part of speech: verb

To flow with a bubbling sound; ripple.

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Usage examples "purl":

  1. For instance, in the words run, swim, crush, purl, the concluding sound can be continued or shortened, as we please. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
  2. Do you purl four and knit six, or purl six and knit four, Wallie? - "The Dude Wrangler", Caroline Lockhart.
  3. Purl 3 stitches, knit 3 stitches, bring the thread forward, knit 8 stitches, bringing the thread forward between each, knit 2 stitches, repeat these stitches round. - "The Ladies' Knitting and Netting Book", Miss Watts.