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English definition of “purl”

purl

noun [U] uk   /pɜːl/ us    /pɝːl/
a type of stitch that you make when you knit by putting the needle into the front of the first stitch on the other needleKnitting and sewing

purl

verb [I or T] uk   /pɜːl/ us    /pɝːl/
to knit a purl stitch: Knit one, purl one.Knitting and sewing
(Definition of purl from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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