Origin of PLUR
Words nearby PLUR
Other definitions for PLUR (2 of 2)
How to use PLUR in a sentence
It is derived to us from the Saxon's who declined smith, a smith; Gen. smither, of a smith; Plur.A Grammar of the English Tongue|Samuel Johnson
In declension he never uses -ae as the genitive, but -ai or -as; the older and shorter form of the gen. plur.
When declined like adjectives they drop their e where practicable:—fylled, plur.Anglo-Saxon Primer|Henry Sweet
Skeat has a note on this word explaining renk as a rank of fighting men, and citing the plur.The Bruce|John Barbour