dure

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[ doo r, dyoo r ]
/ dʊər, dyʊər /
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adjective Archaic.

hard; severe.

Origin of dure

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1325–75; Middle English < Middle French < Latin dūrus hard

Definition for dure (2 of 2)

dure

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[ doo r, dyoo r ]
/ dʊər, dyʊər /

verb (used with or without object), dured, dur·ing. Archaic.

Origin of dure

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1225–75; Middle English < Old French durer < Latin dūrāre to last; see dure1
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