purlicue

1 of 2

noun

pur·​li·​cue
variants or purliecue
ˈpərlə̇ˌkyü
plural -s
chiefly Scottish
: a résumé of a series of sermons or addresses given at the close (as of a communion season) : peroration

purlicue

2 of 2

intransitive verb

variants or purliecue
"
-ed/-ing/-s
chiefly Scottish
: to give a purlicue

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“Purlicue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/purlicue. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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