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 for Pur
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pur \Pur\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Purred; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Purring.] [Of imitative origin; cf. Prov. G. purren.]
     To utter a low, murmuring, continued sound, as a cat does
     when pleased. [Written also purr.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pur \Pur\, v. t.
     To signify or express by purring. --Gray.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pur \Pur\, n.
     The low, murmuring sound made by a cat to express contentment
     or pleasure. [Written also purr.]
     [1913 Webster]

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Pur, Purim, lot
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  PUR. A corruption of the French word par, by or for. It is frequently used 
  in old French law phrases; as, pur autre vie. It is also used in the 
  composition of words, as purparty, purlieu, purview. 
  
  

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