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puir

[poo r, pyoo r]
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adjective Scot.
  1. poor.
  2. pure.
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Examples from the Web for puir

Historical Examples

  • Then I have to thank your family for their goodness to my puir brother, years ago.

    Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)

    Maria Edgeworth

  • But noo 'at he 's broucht ye back—and Steenie, what there is o' him, puir bairn!

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • There's that puir lassie—you're running away from her, too, aren't you?

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • But you'll no have the assurance to tak' that puir bit lassie to yonder God-forsaken spot?

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • Your puir head's that hot and moidered—-But what's wrang with you, John, man?

    The Christian

    Hall Caine


British Dictionary definitions for puir

puir

adjective
  1. a Scot word for poor
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