- Obsolete. a wall.
- to immure.
Origin of mure
1400–50; late Middle English muren (v.) < Middle French murer < Late Latin mūrāre verbal derivative of Latin mūrus wall
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Examples from the Web for mure
Mure of Polkellie, the title of Lady being given by courtesy.
Colonel Mure tried to put Welcker's torch out, and only burned his fingers.Sappho
Scholars and soldiers may be equally proud of Rennel, Leake, and Mure.Club Life of London, Vol. I (of 2)
It is no mure wonderful that I should live again than that I do live.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 7 (of 12)
Robert G. Ingersoll
And he had let mure all the mountain about with a strong wall and a fair.The Travels of Sir John Mandeville
- (tr) an archaic or literary word for immure
C14: from Old French murer, from Latin mūrus wall
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