puir

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See also: puír

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vulgar Latin *putio.

Verb[edit]

puir

  1. to smell (bad); to stink

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • puïr (diaereses not universally used in transcriptions of Old French)

Etymology[edit]

Vulgar Latin *putio.

Verb[edit]

puir

  1. to smell (bad); to stink

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (puir)

Scots[edit]

Adjective[edit]

puir ‎(comparative mair puir, superlative maist puir)

  1. poor

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