Examples from the Web for purlieu
The girl was brought up among exiles and political criminals in the purlieu of Montmartre.Carnac's Folly, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Hamlyn's Purlieu had never known such gaieties as during the fifteen years of Mrs. Allerton's married life.
The forest laws still applied in a modified manner to the purlieu.
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
A great fear seized her that it would be impossible to keep Hamlyn's Purlieu, and she was stricken with panic.