Origin of privy purse
Words nearby privy purse
How to use privy purse in a sentence
On one summer lunch hour, Donna Ann Levonuk, 50, lifted a tub of diaper cream priced at $43.98—and then stashed it in her purse.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The padlocked door down the hall was now open, and I found my purse.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She retrieved a cigarette from her purse and lit it without moving her face away from the screen.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Available at La Boîte SHOLDIT Clutch Wrap Purse, $70 We can all agree the dorky passport holders and money bags have got to go.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Anthony Bourdain in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These are longer than traditional ads, mini-stories, designed to pull at heart- as well as purse strings.How Monty The Penguin Won Christmas: Britain’s Epic, Emotional Commercials|Tim Teeman|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Absently his hands wandered through the pockets, and found his purse and the money in an outside pocket.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
I turned round, thrust my purse into the lap of the nearest, and with a light heart led the lady back to the hotel.
Ernest called out; "you have forgotten your money;" and he held out a purse, but the man was gone.
It has been said that the Duke betrayed the Bourbons and was privy to the Emperor's return, but this is a calumny.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
A Cremona Violin is, to a rich amateur, a loadstone that is sure to attract the shining metal from the depths of his purse.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
British Dictionary definitions for privy purse
- (in Britain) an allowance voted by Parliament for the private expenses of the monarch: part of the civil list
- (in other countries) a similar sum of money for the monarch