dure

1
[ door, dyoor ]
/ dʊər, dyʊər /

adjective Archaic.

hard; severe.

Origin of dure

1
1325–75; Middle English <Middle French <Latin dūrus hard

Definition for dure (2 of 2)

dure2
[ door, dyoor ]
/ dʊər, dyʊər /

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

Origin of dure

2
1225–75; Middle English <Old French durer<Latin dūrāre to last; see dure1
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Example sentences from the Web for dure

  • And the dyvysyon betwene the duc of Orlyance and the duc of Burgoyn dured yn Fraunce continuelly by .