What does the word purple mean?

Usage examples for purple

  1. He tossed up his hands, and drew them down again and clenched them in front of him, and raised his tired, hot eyes to the calm purple sky with its millions of moving stars. – Gallegher and Other Stories by Richard Harding Davis
  2. If I have written anything which will live it is 'Imperial Purple. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
  3. Does your Majesty prefer a purple paper or a green? – The Jolliest School of All by Angela Brazil