purlicue

noun
pur·​li·​cue
variants: or purliecue \ ˈpərlə̇ˌkyü \
plural -s

Definition of purlicue

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scottish
: a résumé of a series of sermons or addresses given at the close (as of a communion season) : peroration
variants: or purliecue \ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of purlicue (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly Scottish
: to give a purlicue

History and Etymology for purlicue

Noun

origin unknown

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“Purlicue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/purlicue. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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