Origin of dure1
Definition for dure (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object), dured, dur·ing. Archaic.
Origin of dure2
Examples from the Web for dure
And shut the dure afther ye, and make yersilves scarce till tea-time, like good childer, do.Explorers of the Dawn|Mazo de la Roche
Thin came the gintleman that first had the dure in his hand.
Han, shut the dure an' drive thim bloody curs off the piazzy.The Desert and The Sown|Mary Hallock Foote
Betther to hear thim yellin' in th' sthreet thin th' sound iv th' docthor's gig at th' dure.Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen|Finley Peter Dunne
Oi come insoide an' barred th' dure, an' Oi counted th' money in me hand.Connie Morgan in the Lumber Camps|James B. Hendryx