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Words nearby purlieu
Example sentences from the Web for purlieu
The forest laws still applied in a modified manner to the purlieu.
Eye of mocker has not seen, nor foot of unbeliever trod this purlieu, the last to receive his blessing.The Fair God|Lew Wallace
It is, in fact, a purlieu where the public-houses are overcrowded and the baths not places of great resort.The Old Inns of Old England, Volume II (of 2)|Charles G. Harper
They evidently deemed that a legal purlieu was a better place for 'pickings.'Prose Fancies|Richard Le Gallienne
This favourite purlieu of London has larger books than mine devoted to its history.Middlesex|A.R. Hope Moncrieff