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purset (plural pursets)

  1. (obsolete) A purse or purse net.
    • 1609, Ben Jonson, The Masque of Queens
      The blood of the frog, and the bone in his back,
      I have been getting: and made of his skin
      A purset, to keep fir Cranion in

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for purset in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)