- (in music) written in a major key; major.
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They derive it from "dur," a pearl, and "wsh," like; and so a durwsh is one 'like a pearl.'The Faith of Islam
When I was young, I had a friend who always said "dur" instead of door.Plays by August Strindberg, Fourth Series
An' he dartit eawt o' th' dur, an' me after, as fast as I could.Goblin Tales of Lancashire
Durham, dur′am, n. one of a particular breed of shorthorned cattle—from the English county.
Dur′ableness, Durabil′ity, quality of being durable: power of resisting decay.