Meaning of “purse” - Learner’s Dictionary

purse

noun [ C ] us uk /pɜːs/
MONEY mainly UK

A2 a small container for money, usually used by a woman:

a leather purse
BAG mainly US UK/US handbag

a bag, usually carried by a woman:

I always carry aspirin in my purse.

(Definition of “purse noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)