Origin of purlieu
Examples from the Web for purlieu
Historical Examples of purlieu
Hamlyn's Purlieu had never known such gaieties as during the fifteen years of Mrs. Allerton's married life.
A great fear seized her that it would be impossible to keep Hamlyn's Purlieu, and she was stricken with panic.
Fred Allerton could see the great old elms that surrounded Hamlyn's Purlieu; and his eyes were fixed steadily upon them.
Each forest was surrounded by its "purlieu," or belt of pasturage, for the deer to graze in.A History of Police in England
W. L. Melville Lee
The girl was brought up among exiles and political criminals in the purlieu of Montmartre.Carnac's Folly, Complete